Dates / Khajoor
You hear of this fruit often and associate it to the deserts and the Arabs. But have you ever wondered how the Arabs manage to survive simply on dates? That’s because dates are high on calories and energy.
Health and Nutrition Facts
Constipation – To get the laxative effect from dates, you need to soak dates for one full night in water and consume these soaked dates in the morning like syrup.
- The date palm is the national symbol for Israel and Saudi Arabia, representing vitality and growth.
- Bedouin tribes of the Middle East, who eat a high percentage of dates in their diet,have one of the lowest rates of cancer.
- The date palm is a very salt tolerant tree and will grow well in alkaline soils where other plants will not. They are sometimes irrigated with ocean water.