The Health Benefits of Dates

You know dates are delicious and you think they're probably good for you too. You're right!

Why are Dates so healthy?

Dates are a very healthy fruit to include in your diet. They are high in several nutrients, fiber and antioxidants, all of which may provide health benefits ranging from improved digestion to a reduced risk of disease. Dates are definitely worth adding to your diet, as they are both nutritious and delicious.

8 Fun Facts about Dates:

1. Very Nutritious
2. High in Fiber
3. High in Disease-Fighting Antioxidants
4. May Promote Brain Health
5. May Promote Natural Labor
6. Excellent Natural Sweetener
7. Other Potential Health Benefits: Bone Health & Blood Sugar Control
8. Easy to incorporate in your diet!

 

Watch this fascinating video by Michael Greger, M.D. at nutritionfacts.org to learn about the prebiotic benefits of dates.

The Health Benefits of Dates

Spoiler Alert! 7 dates a day do the trick. You'll get 3 of those dates in each Tandem Bar.