Dates or Ruttab are sweet and delicious fruits of palm tree. They are full of good source of vitamins such as: Tiamin, Riboflavin, Niasin, Fulat, vitamins A, K, minerals, fiber, Calcium, Iron, Sulfur, Potassium, Phosphorus, Manganese, Copper, and Magnesium. The unripe date is called Kharak. And, Ruttab is non-fully ripe dates. The ripe dates are in two types: fresh and dry. These dates are used for breakfast, different types of desserts, date vinegar, and delicious smoothies. Piaram, Zahedi, and Mazafati dates are the most important dates in Iran.
Health benefits of dates:
Help relieve constipation
Help anemia treatment
Obesity and weight gain
Slimming and weight loss
Benefits of dates for hair and skin
1.Facial skin rejuvenation
Date fruit contains a lot of vitamins C and D. These vitamins decrease wrinkles of skin and cause rejuvenation of facial skin.
Date palm kernel extract is known to have phytohormones that exhibit significant anti-aging effects. The extract can combat wrinkles, too.
2.Promote and increase hair growth
Dates are abundant in Iron. Therefore, they promote blood pressure circulation to the scalp and promote hair growth. They prevent hair loss and stimulate new hair growth.
Medical benefits of dates for health of the body
3. Liver and fatty liver
Dates are useful for improving liver health and preventing fatty liver disease. Also, they increase detoxification of the liver.
Soak 10 dates at night until the morning and eat in the morning.
4. Cough and sore throat
Dates are useful to prevent and treat cough, fever, and sore throat.
Crush 5 dates add a bowl of milk and boil. In order to treat cough, fever, and sore throat, drink this milk.
5.Diabetes and blood sugar
Dates have low Calcium. After taking them they don’t increase the blood sugar of diabetics.
Zinc and Magnesium in the dates regulate the blood sugar of diabetics.
Vitamin A in dates cause improvement in the health of eyes and prevent blindness of diabetics.
6. Fetus and pregnant women
Daily intake of dates during pregnancy prevents constipation in pregnant women. A high level of iron in the date can treat the anemia of pregnant women, enhance the uterus muscles and increase breast milk. Dates increase the intelligence and enhance the memory of the fetus. One study has shown that eating dates four weeks before childbirth can make it easier. After pregnancy, eating dates can help to lose weight and return to the ideal weight.
7. dates for Infants and children
Calcium and magnesium in dates are useful for strengthening and enhancing bone growth in infants and children.
Dates are useful for the treatment of intestinal parasites in infants and children. Dates help liver health and are useful in the treatment of typhoid, hepatitis and jaundice in infants and children.
Dates in infants and children can increase the strength of gums and teeth.
Dates can be useful for the treatment of diarrhea and constipation in infants and children.
8.dates for men
Studies have shown that dates are helpful in treating sexual dysfunction in men. Also, due to the high amount of Flanoids, dates fruit can increase the number of sperm and treat infertility.
Crush a date. Add milk and honey. Then eat.
9.Stomach and stomach ulcers
Fiber in dates can strengthen the stomach bacteria. Therefore, fiber is useful for the treatment of stomachache and stomach ulcers. Also, it strengthens the digestive system.
10.dates for Heart
Dates are abundant in calcium. Studies have shown that dates are helpful in decreasing the risk of heart attack heart disease.
Soak dates overnight and crush them in the morning before consuming. They prove to be quite advantageous for weak heart. They help in fortification when taken twice in a week.
11. High blood pressure
Dates contain high levels of potassium and magnesium, which help balance the body's electrolytes and help lower blood pressure.
Group B vitamins are useful in treating migraine headaches.
13. Slimming and weight loss
The high amount of fiber in the dates reduces appetite and overeating in people. Thus, they cause slimming and weight loss.
14.Obesity and weight gain
Dates consist of natural sugar, proteins and many essential vitamins. They became a part of healthy diet. If you consume dates daily, you can easily gain desirable weight within few days.
15. Dates for athletes and bodybuilders
Dates contain high levels of carbohydrates which fortify muscles in athletes and bodybuilders. Also, dates consist of natural sugar such as Turpentine, fructose and glucose which provides the energy needed for bodybuilding exercises.
16.Dates and treat constipation and diarrhea
Dates contain high amount of Potassium which is known as the effective way for treating diarrhea. Also, fiber in the dates can reduce constipation. Dates are known to be a laxative food which increases intestinal movement and they are useful for constipation treatment. If dates are soaked in water in the nighttime, so that you can obtain the ideal laxative results of dates.
After that, you can consume the soaked dates in the morning to receive a lot of ideal benefits of dates.
17.Treatment of anemia
Dates contain high amount of Iron. They help anemia. They are a good supplement for people who suffer from anemia. Also, eating dates reduce the feeling of tiredness and lack of energy in people who have anemia.
18. dates for cancer
One study has shown that eating dates can reduce the risk of cancers such as abdominal, stomach, intestine, and colon cancers.
It is said that daily use of dates is useful for nyctalopia, ophthalmic, and eye improvements.
20. Hemorrhoid treatment
If you don’t use enough fiber, it causes hemorrhoid. Eating dates are useful for hemorrhoid treatment because they have a lot of fibers.
21.Susceptibility and allergy treatment
Dates have high amount of Sulphur which is useful for susceptibility and allergy treatment.
22.Date syrup properties
Date syrup has a lot of natural Iron which is helpful in increasing red blood cells and anemia treatment.
Date syrup is a strong anti-inflammatory agent which is useful for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis.
Fiber in date syrup is useful for curing and constipation treatment.
High amount of Calcium in date syrup is useful for strengthening the bones.
Date syrup is useful for cough, fever, and sore throat.