Here is why dates are ideal for those who hit the gym

Dates are storehouses of essential vitamins and proteins which preserves the overall health of the body. This sweet fruit, which is available in both dried and fresh forms in the market, helps to lower the cholesterol level. Here are some of the amazing health benefits of dates:

- Dates are cholesterol free and contain very less quantity of fat. This helps to keep a check on the cholesterol levels.

- Dates are rich sources of protein which maintains the health of the muscles and helps to keep the body fit. So dates are the perfect snack for those who hit the gym regularly.

- Dates are rich in Vitamin B1, B2, B3, B5, A1 and C.


- Dates contain selenium, manganese, copper and magnesium which increase the strength of the bones.

- Dates are rich in potassium which protects and strengthens the nervous system.

- Regular consumption of dates increases the iron content in the blood, thereby preventing anaemia. It also helps to cleanse the blood.

- The fibre in dates eases the digestion process. Regular consumption of soaked dates is ideal for those who suffer from problems related to digestion.

- Regular consumption of dates ensures healthy and supple skin. It prevents the deposition of melanin and increases the health of the skin.

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