Health Benefits of Dates and a Chocolate Candy Bar Recipe #shorts

Dates are high in fiber and antioxidants. Their nutritional benefits may support brain health and prevent recipe

Try this recipe:
-Cut open some dates
-Fill them with crushed peanuts and peanut butter
-Melt some dark chocolate chips in the microwave
-Drizzle that chocolate on them and eat!

A 3.5-ounce (100-gram) serving of Medjool dates provides the following nutrients

Calories: 277
Carbs: 75 grams
Fiber: 7 grams
Protein: 2 grams
Potassium: 15% DV
Magnesium: 13% DV
Copper: 40% DV
Manganese: 13% DV
Iron: 5% DV
Vitamin B6: 15% DV

Here’s an overview of the three most potent antioxidants in dates:

Flavonoids: Flavonoids are powerful antioxidants that may help reduce inflammation and have been studied for their potential to reduce the risk of diabetes, Alzheimer’s disease, and certain types of cancer (11Trusted Source, 12Trusted Source, 13Trusted Source).
Carotenoids: Carotenoids are proven to promote heart health and may also reduce the risk of eye-related disorders, such as macular degeneration (14Trusted Source).
Phenolic acid: Known for their anti-inflammatory properties, phenolic acids may help lower the risk of cancer and heart disease

Dates are the fruit of the date palm tree, which is grown in many tropical regions of the world. Dates have become quite popular in recent years.

Depending on the variety, fresh dates are fairly small in size and range in color from bright red to bright yellow. Commonly consumed varieties include Medjool and Deglet Noor dates.

Dates are chewy with a sweet flavor. They are also high in some important nutrients and have a variety of advantages and uses.

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