In Arab countries they are called “bread of life” due to their many nutritional properties. Dates have earned this nickname, as they are a treasure trove of vitamins, minerals, fibre and antioxidants. However, we do not have to travel to far away Arabia to get this bread, we can also find it in many shops in our country.
Energy bomb at your fingertips
Dates contain a large amount of carbohydrates, they can be described as a kind of energy bomb. Among the vitamins, they contain many of the B group (B1, B2, B3, B5, B9) as well as vitamins A, E, K. In addition, they contain indispensable calcium, copper, iron and potassium. During the day, dates therefore contribute to regaining energy and help improve concentration. On the other hand, at bedtime they induce a restful sleep and help to improve the quality of sleep. As you can see, one can’t resist and after the first taste, everyone soon becomes a true date lover.
In the kitchen you will be surprised
Dried dates are the most commonly eaten in our country. They are available in every health food store and supermarket and their use in the kitchen is wide. If you don’t want to munch on dates during the day instead of chocolate (which we highly recommend), you can add them to various types of porridge. Gourmets can use them as an interesting addition to meat dishes, pasta or curry dishes. They can also be used in baking, for example in date bread, biscuits or strudel with apples and dates.
This delicacy (which, like any other sweet, should not be overdone) will help you maintain a slim figure. Dates, thanks to their high fibre content, contribute to a feeling of fullness and also wake up lazy bowels to work. Thus, they can be an effective remedy for constipation and slow metabolism. They naturally nourish your skin and hair. Dates naturally boost immunity thanks to the antioxidants they contain, they are beneficial for colds and cold sores, and they are good for bones and teeth thanks to calcium.