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How eating dates can have health benefits such as promoting bone health and preventing anaemia.

Dates are the sweet chewy fruit of the date palm tree also known as Phoenix dactylifera.They are high in natural sugars but also contain many essential nutrients like minerals and vitamins, energy, fiber,calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus,potassium. Some of the health benefits of eating dates are

*They are rich in fiber which is essential for digestion,promoting proper bowel movements and regulation of blood sugars by preventing a spike in blood sugar levels.

*They are rich in powerful antioxidants such as flavonoids, caretonoids and phenolic acid.Antioxidants are essential for ridding the body of disease causing free radicals.

*They have powerful brain boosting abilities due to their antioxidant properties which reduces inflammation by preventing plaque from accumulating in the brain which can figure communication between cells this leading to diseases like Alzheimer's.

*They are rich in numerals minerals like phosphorus, calcium, potassium and magnesium all of which are essential for promoting proper bone health.

*They are a natural sweetener thus eliminating the need of using refined sugars which are unhealthy.

*They support heart health and blood sugar regulation.

*They are rich in natural sugars like glucose,fructose and sucrose which can provide instant energy.

*They can help relieve the symptoms of anemia and also said in the prevention of anaemia as they are rich in iron which is essential in the prevention of anaemia.

*The high levels of estradiol and flavonoids component in dates can aid in increasing sperm count and motility.

*They are rich in caretonoids which can help prevent night blindness and improve vision.

*Their abundance in fiber can aid in weight management.

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