The date is a fruit that grows on a date palm. Its fruit is
considered educolorant because it has a 70% sugar.
It is a very nutritious food with great energetic power thanks to its
hydrates, sugars and vitamins.
The dates can reach more than 5 cm in length. It is extremely sweet
and very moist, tender and juicy.
Where do Dates grow?
The date is the fruit obtained from the popularly called palm finger.
It is considered staple food of the Maghreb countries.
Varieties: Khalas and Farth
It has a very high content in sugar of up to 70%, of which it
contains approximately 30-30-30% of Glucose, Maltose and Fructose; It
is also very nutritious for its high content of carbohydrates, iron,
potassium and phosphorus.
It contains vitamins: A, thiamine, riboflavin, niacin, tryptophan and
ascorbic acid. It is an excellent product, boiled in milk softens the
It can be eaten as a fruit or prepared in jams, puddings, cakes, ice
cream, etc. Due to its high sugar content, it is considered an energy
and an aphrodisiac.
Nutritional properties of the date Vitamins A, C and E, vitamins of group B (B1, B2 and B3)
Minerals: Potassium, magnesium, calcium, copper, zinc, selenium,
phosphorus, calcium, iron and sodium
Dietary fiber (about 12 grams per cup)
Healthy source of carbohydrates
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