Dates and date products contain at least 8 minerals and 10 vitamins. They are a source of fiber. Including polyphenols and antioxidants .
Did you know that there are more than 200 different types of dates? In addition, every harvest is different. Whether you eat whole dates, date sugar , date paste or date syrup , it is actually all about the same. What is called date sugar is actually ground dried dates in powder form. In addition, date syrup or date syrup are synonyms and date powder is actually diluted with water. The date paste is crushed dates.
This is an example of the nutritional values of the Deglet Noor date:
|Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)|
|Energy||1178 kJ (282 kcal)|
|Dietary fiber||8 g|
|Egg white||2.45g (0.086oz)|
|Vitamins||Number of pieces % DV *|
|Vitamin A equivalent. beta-carotene lutein zeaxanthin||0% |
|Vitamin A.||10 IE|
|Pantothenic Acid (B5)||12%|
|Folic acid (B9)||5%|
|Minerals||Number of pieces % DV *|
*Percentages are approximate based on US adult recommendations