A diet low in saturated fat and cholesterol may reduce the risk of heart disease. Dates are free of saturated fat, trans fat, sodium and cholesterol. Including dates into a daily diet contributes to keeping a heart healthy.
Dates produce their pure sweet flavor naturally, no added sugar is required. Their wholesome caramel-like savory taste of all natural sugar invites the most tantalizing culinary creativity. As an ingredient to any recipe, dates provide the perfect natural alternative to added sugars.
Naturally Low in Moisture
Dates are the naturally lowest moisture whole fruit grown the arid desert. While most fruits range from 75 to 95 percent moisture, fresh whole dates are less than 30 percent moisture; making them Nature’s only naturally dry fruit.
A low fat diet rich in fiber-containing grain products, vegetables, and fruits like Dates may reduce the risk of some types of cancer. Dates are nutrient dense in Dietary Fiber, Potassium, and Manganese.