Dates are the fleshy, oblong fruit of the date palm, an enormous tree that closely resembles the coconut palm. Dates grow in clusters that can contain upwards of 200 fruits and weigh as much as 25 pounds.

  • Dates are free from cholesterol and contain very low fat.
  • Dates are rich in vitamins and minerals.
  • They are rich source of protein, dietary fiber and rich in vitamin B1, B2, B3 and B5 along with vitamin A1 and C.
  • Dates are great energy boosters as they contain natural sugars like glucose, sucrose and fructose
  • Dates are rich in potassium and reduced in sodium