Dates, being called versatile fruit, are a rich source of sugar, proteins, fiber, and Vitamin A, C, B. They also contain selenium, manganese, magnesium, and copper.
As per Ayurveda Kharjura i.e., dates are sweet in taste and cooling in nature. They are slimy and reduce vitiated Vata and Pitta Doshas. Fresh juice of dates is cooling, nutritive, and has laxative action.
Here are the top 5 health benefits of dates that you must know:
1. Aids weight gain
Being rich in proteins, sugar, and fiber they helps build muscle bulk and helps with healthy weight gain. So, someone who is underweight can consume 5-6 of them each day to gain weight naturally.
2. Nourishes hair
Being a rich source of iron, dates increase blood flow to the hair follicle. As a result, it promotes hair growth. You can eat 4-5 of them every day to enhance your hair growth.
3. Prevents constipation
Dates are a high source of fiber which helps to improve digestion. As a result, it regularises bowels and preventing the recurrence of hard stools.