If you need a super healthy food, this is the one for you. We got the cure. DATES. It is dates. They solve many health issues like cholesterol or hypertension and even prevent strokes.
1. FULL OF IRON
This is useful for those with anemia, children and pregnant women too. Enough is 100 g dates and they have 0.90 mg iron. This means it is equal to 11% of the daily recommended intake. The iron takes care of the hemoglobin and red blood cells so it makes better oxygen flow to the blood.
2. STOPS AND PREVENTS DIARRHEA
They have potassium, a crucial mineral. This one stops diarrhea and soothes the belly flora and intestines and triggers more healthy bacteria.
3. LESS CONSTIPATION
Not just diarrhea, it also relieves constipation. Put dates in water for the whole night and in the morning, sip the juice to speed up digestion. It is a mild and effective laxative.
4. GOOD BODY WEIGHT
They have nutrients that stop excess fat tissue, so eat them on empty stomach. They have 0 cholesterol and slim you down. But, they have sugar, so set a limit.
5. REGULATED CHOLESTEROL
The bad cholesterol or LDL is cured with dates. The clean the vessels of blood and stop fats to get to the heart to make clots.
6. STRONGER HEART
For better heart health, put the dates to soak in water during the night. In the morning, strain this and remove seeds. Seeds can be blended and consumed.
7. REGULATION OF BLOOD PRESSURE
Dates have potassium and almost 0 sodium so they are healthy for the hypertension patients. Also, 5-6 dates have 80 mg magnesium. This is a mineral that makes blood vessels spread more and have better blood flow. With 370 mg magnesium, as to studies results, you will lower the pressure.
8. PREVENTS STROKE
The dates keep the nervous system healthy against strokes. This is due to the potassium in them. With 400 mg potassium daily, you lessen stroke chances by 40%.