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Dates and fertility

Dates are known for their high content of natural sugars. It is interesting to notice that dried dates have a higher calorie content when compared to the fresh fruit. The calorie content of dates is one of the most important fact that adds to the rising preference for this middle east fruit.

 

Highly nutritious: with such high concentration of essential nutrients and vitamins it’s no wonder that dates are one of the most preferred fruits around the world. Dates are also famous for their rich concentration of antioxidants which can benefit your cardiac and pulmonary health in a huge manner. The high antioxidant ratio also helps in preventing dangerous diseases like cancer. There are also some studies that show that dates have anti-mutagenic along with anti-carcinogenic properties.

 

 Ease bowel movements: the fibre content in dates are extremely high, this can be highly beneficial to people who are suffering from health issues caused due to irregular bowel movements.

 

 Amazing antioxidants: dates are known for their high concentration of anti-oxidants. When compared to other dried fruits in the same category, dates top the charts with the highest concentration of anti-oxidants.

 

 Boost your brain: inflammatory cytokines such as Interleukin can be extremely dangerous to your brain. The increased presence of IL-6 (Interleukin 6) is attributed to the development of neurodegenerative disease such as Alzheimer’s disease. The regular use of dates has been found to be beneficial in reducing the IL-6 levels and thereby helping in reducing the risk of developing brain degenerative conditions such as Alzheimer’s.

 

 Induce labour: pregnant women who eat dates regularly have a higher chance of delivering by natural labour. In our modern times, the frequency of natural labour is going down by a great margin. The complications that arise out of caesarian deliveries are troubling a lot of young mothers in our generation. Eating dates at the later stages of pregnancy can help in making the entire process of delivery much smoother. These effects appear due to the unique compounds present in dates that have the ability to reduce the need for oxytocin during pregnancy. These compounds successfully mimic the effects of oxytocin by binding to the receptors and brings around a chance to have healthy contractions during labour. Dates also have a high concentration of tannins which also helps in facilitating contractions during labour.

 

 Fight infections: bacterial infections can sometimes be deadly and can also cost a lot to treat. In the current medical scenario, almost all microbial infections are treated with the help of antibiotics which is an expensive way of treatment and also comes with a baggage of side effects. Substituting antibiotics with natural products can be both a physically and financially sound decision. In a study conducted using extracts from the pits and leaves of date, revealed that it had active resistance against certain harmful bacteria.

 

 Aid in treatment of diabetes: dates have the ability to increase the production of insulin and also has several properties that can help reduce the rate of absorption of glucose from the intestine. This can help a lot in reducing the risk that is posed by diabetes. The reduction of glucose absorption will inevitably reduce the blood glucose levels which can be extremely helpful for people who are suffering from diabetes.

 

 Be kind to your kidneys: states have various properties that can help your kidneys stay healthy in difficult circumstances. In a study conducted on Ajwa, a type of date that is mainly found in the middle east Asia section, it was found that the fruit can actively reduce the lesions caused by Ochratoxin nephrotoxicity by amelioration by forming a protective layer. This can help prevent a lot of issues that are caused by people around the world raising due to the complications of kidney lesions.


Feeling fertile: the effect date fruit has on treating infertility in men is known around the world. There are various vitamins and minerals present in the fruit which can help in improving the sperm count and also in increasing the sexual libido in the person. Some studies have also shown that consuming dates in the right manner will also lead to an increase in the size of the testes in men and an increased size of breast in women. The presence of flavonoids and various amino acids in dates makes sure that the sexual performance of the male is fulfilled with enough energy. The micro elements that are constituents of date palm such as estrone and sterols can help improve male fertility by a huge margin. Date pollen extracts are also studied widely for its positive effects on male sperm motility and count.

 

 Smooth skin: Dates are a very good alternative to these harmful chemicals that can do more harm to your skin. The high concentrations of vitamin C and vitamin D in dates ensure that your skin gets well nourished and all the nutrient expectations for healthy glowing skin are met. Vitamin C and D work for the improvement of your skin’s elasticity which is very hard to maintain as you age.


Berny dates: is a date from Medina which has the ability to suck out literally any disease from the body it is said. Sadly cannot get this in Australia and USA.

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