Phoenix Dactylifera, commonly known as Date or Date Palm, is the fruit of the date palm tree. The origin of palm tree goes back to 5000 years ago in Iran and northern Africa. Dates had been cultivated even before the Achaemenid empire in Iran. The tropical climate in Iran hosts 70 types of dates.
What is date fruit?
Date fruits are the fruit of palm tree. The origin of date is for many centuries before, more than 5000 years BC. The palm tree is grown in tropical regions of the world. Middle East is the home of dates and Iran because of its tropical and half tropical nature is one of the most important producers of different kinds of dates.
Nutritional Value of Dates
Nutrition Facts Amount in 100gr
Calories 277 kilo calories
Carbohydrate 24.97 gr
Protein 1.81 gr
Fat 0.15 gr
Water 21.32 gr
Fiber 6.70 gr
Sugar 66.47 gr
Cholesterol 0.00 gr
Vitamin Amount in 100 mili gr
Vitamin A 7 micro gr
Vitamin K 2.70 micro gr
Thiamine B1 0.05 mili gr
Riboflavin B2 0.06 mili gr
Niacin B3 1.61 mili gr
Adenine B4 9.90 mili gr
Pantothenic Acid B5 0.81 mili gr
Vitamin B6 0.25 mili gr
Folate B9 15.00 micro gr
Mineral Amount in 100 gr
Calcium 64.00 mili gr
Iron 0.90 mili gr
Magnesium 54 mili gr
Phosphorus 62 mili gr
Potassium 696 mili gr
Sodium 1 mili gr
Zinc 0.44 mili gr
Copper 0.36 mili gr
Manganese 0.30 mili gr
Selenium 0.00 mili gr
What are the benefits of date fruits?
Dates are very nutritious and have lots of benefits. Dates are rich in vitamins, minerals and fiber and 100g each day, can get you the essential needs.
The first and famous benefit of date fruit is reducing the risk of cancer. The Beta D-Glucan in dates promotes the anti-tumor activity. Date also promotes your brain activity and prevents Alzheimer. It also is rich in anti-oxidants such: carotenoids, flavonoids and phenolic acid.
Date also prevents microbial infections. Next benefit of date fruit is preventing diabetes. The effect of date fruit is to increase the production of insulin in body and reduce the rate of absorption of glucose.
Date fruit also protects your kidneys. One of the most important benefits of date fruits is to improve fertility among men.
The next benefit is for your bones. People who suffer from osteoporosis are in danger of fractures. The minerals in date fruit promotes tour bone health. Dates are rich in selenium, magnesium, calcium, potassium and copper.
Date is also good for nervous system. The nutrients in date fruit improves your neurological system. Another benefit of date is for skin. The Vitamin C and Vitamin D plays an important role in improving skin health. Using date also reduces the rate of hair loss.
Dates are rich in vitamins. Vitamin B1, B2, B3 and B5 and Vitamin C and D in dates have numerous health improving effects.
How to store dates?
Compared to other fruits dates last much more time. In a room temperature they last between 1 to 3 months. In refrigerator they last for 12 months.
Where can I buy dates in cheaper prices?
Rad Pardis group is a main supplier to wholesale different kinds of dried fruits. Here you can find naturally grown dates in Iran with high quality and cheaper prices. To know detailed information of our dates such as price, color, weight, size and type of them please check our products information.
How is the dates packed for shipping?
We offer the 20 Kg packs for our products. You can offer your own way of package. Then we can pack the products exactly the way you want.
Why choose Rad Pardis to buy online dried fruits?
Rad Pardis is a company with well trained staff which has the ability to produce a variety of dried fruits. Our mission is to honor and respect our clients, with a good service and high quality products we want to have the loyalty of our clients. We have the ability of fast delivery of our products to all around the world specially the countries of Middle East. Our experts as trustable advisors are there for you thorough this journey.