Saturday, 27 July 2013

 
Dates have lots of benefits. some are listed below.



The Prophet (PBUH) said: “Break your fast by eating dates as it is purifying.” 

The Prophet (PBUH) said: “ Whoever finds dates should break his fast with them and the one who                        does not should break his fast with water because it is pure”

Dates are free from cholesterol and contain very low fat. Dates are rich in vitamins and minerals.


They are rich source of protein and dietary fibers.


Dates prepare the stomach to receive the food after being inactive through out the day with activating the release of digestive secretions and juices.

Wonderfully delicious, dates are one of the most popular fruits packed with an impressive list of essential nutrients, vitamins, and minerals that are required for normal growth, development and overall well-being

Dates are easy to digest so they don’t exhaust the fasting person stomach.

Dates decrease the great hunger feeling of the fasting person and so he doesn’t rush into excessive food eating which causes digestion disorders.

Dates protect the fasting person from having constipation as a result of changing meals times or as a result of having low fiber amounts in meals.

They are moderate sources of vitamin-A, which is essential for vision.

Dates are an excellent source of iron, which makes our bones strong.

They are very good in potassium, which protect us from coronary heart diseases.

They are also rich in minerals like calcium, which makes our bones and teeth strong.

They are rich source of manganese, which is essential for our bone growgth.

They are rich source of copper, which  is required for the production of red blood cells.




Ingredients in Dates: 





  • 100 gm of dates contains; 2 mg of "Sodium".
  • 100 gm of dates contains; 75 gm  of "Total Carbohydrates".
  • 100 gm of dates contains; 8 gm of "Dietary Fiber".
  • 100 gm of dates contains; 63 gm  of "Sugars".
  • 100 gm of dates contains; 2 gm  of "Protein".
  • 100 gm of dates contains; A 10 IU  of "Vitamin".
  • 100 gm of dates contains; 0.4 mg  of "Vitamin C".
  • 100 gm of dates contains; 0.05 mg  of "Vitamin E".
  • 100 gm of dates contains; 2.7 mcg  of "Vitamin K".
  • 100 gm of dates contains; 0.052 mg  of "Thiamin".
  • 100 gm of dates contains; 0.066 mg  of "Riboflavin".
  • 100 gm of dates contains; 1.274 mg  of "Niacin".
  • 100 gm of dates contains; 0.165 mg  of "Vitamin B6".
  • 100 gm of dates contains; 0 mcg  of "Vitamin B12".
  • 100 gm of dates contains; 19 mcg of "Folate".
  • 100 gm of dates contains; 0.589 mcg  of "Pantothenic Acid".
  • 100 gm of dates contains; 39 mg  of "Calcium".
  • 100 gm of dates contains; 1.02 mg  of "Iron".
  • 100 gm of dates contains; 43 mg  of "Magnesium".
  • 100 gm of dates contains; 62 mg  of "Phosphorus".
  • 100 gm of dates contains; 656 mg  of "Potassium".
  • 100 gm of dates contains; 2 mg  of "Sodium".
  • 100 gm of dates contains; 0.29 mg  of "Zinc".
  • 100 gm of dates contains; 0.206 mg  of "Copper".
  • 100 gm of dates contains; 0.262 mg  of "Manganese".
  • 100 gm of dates contains; 3 mcg  of "Selenium".
  • 100 gm of dates contains; 0.39 mg  of "Total Fat".
  • 100 gm of dates contains; 0.032 mg  of "Saturated Fat".
  • 100 gm of dates contains; 0.036 mg  of "Monounsaturated Fat".
  • 100 gm of dates contains; 0.019 mg  of "Polyunsaturated Fat".
  • 100 gm of dates contains; 19 mcg of "Folate".


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