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Dates

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Today we look at “D” for Dates – great for ovaries and pancreatic cells.

Dates are an excellent source of potassium and a good source of iron and calcium. High in fiber.

Dates are one of the oldest cultivating trees and have been growing in Borth Africa for at least 8,000 years.

They are the sweetest of all the fruits having higher potassium level than bananas and oranges. They also contain iron, niacin, vitamin B6 and fiber.

The Medjool dates are from Morocco – great for snacking on or stuffing with your favourite filling such as cheese, pecans, cream cheese or peanut butter.
The Halawi Dates are from Iraq – rich creamy sweet flavour and caramel like texture.
The Khadrawy Dates are from Iraq – small and dark with dry flaky skin – high moisture content, less sugar and a mild flavour.
The Deglet Noor Dates originate from Algeria and are slightly nutty flavour not as sweet as other varieties and great to snack on.

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referenced Farmacist Desk Reference Encyclopedia of Whole Food Medicine