Dates grow in small clusters on palms. They are high in carbs and natural sugars therefore are good as a source of energy and are also one of the most versatile foods for regulating the digestive system.
They contain antioxidants that can help protect against diseases and have anti-inflammatory properties. Minerals they include are selenium, potassium, magnesium and manganese which may help with improving brain function and bone strength as well promoting better eyesight.
Dates are excellent as a natural sweetener and can be substituted in place of sugar or include them in bliss balls, base of slices, a topping to porridge's and muesli or make a delicious snack square.
These dates do not have pips.
Product origin: Iran