Dates are easily digestible and since they contain simple sugars, they provide instant energy.Dates are rich in dietary fiber and tannins. They also contain antioxidants beta carotene, lutein and zeaxanthin.Dates are an excellent source of sulphur, phosphorus, iron, are rich in potassium, calcium, manganese, copper and magnesium.Dates have decent amounts of Bcomplex vitamins and Vitamin K. Dried dates have a longer shelf-life than the fresh. Dried dates if refrigerated in an airtight container stay fresh for up to one year, and if in the freezer can last up to five years.
Dates – Sundried
People have been eating dates for more than 4,000 years. As one of the sweetest fruits, dates are rich in carbohydrates and provide your body with a healthy source of energy.