Date palm is one of the most important fruit trees grown in southern Tunisia and represents a good cash crop for many farmers. Tunisia is nearly the only country in the world that plants and harvests “Deglet Noor” thanks to Tunisian dry, hot and very sunny climate. Deglet Noor is labeled as the Queen of dates. This luxury date is distinguished by its soft touch, a translucent blonde color and a creamy caramel-like taste. Tunisian Dates, especially “Deglet Noor” are considered as one of the best dates in the world and is commonly referred to as the “Queen of all dates” since it matures in favorable climate. Tunisian Dates high quality reflects deeply the southern culture in relation to “SAHARA” the largest desert in the world. In this harsh environment, local people need source of energy to survive. That’s where dates and «Deglet Noor» comes especially. It gets digested and absorbed quickly by the human body and provides a significant portion of energy for the inhabitants of the Sahara.
What are Dates Good For
1. Improves Bone Health
Dates are rich in minerals such as copper, magnesium, selenium, and manganese, all of which play a powerful role in keeping the bones healthy and protect the bones against ailments such as osteoporosis.
2. Regulates Blood Pressure
Dates can be useful in lowering blood pressure levels. This is because they contain high amounts of potassium, a mineral that helps regulate blood pressure.
Loaded with Vitamin C, dates can help maintain and improve skin’s elasticity. The nutrients in this wondrous fruit can make the skin smoother. With the ability to retain the moisture level, dates also soothe and hydrate the skin.
4.Prevents Hair Loss
According to health experts, consuming a few dates every day can help avert hair loss.
This iron-rich fruit enhances blood circulation to the scalp, serving as a stimulus to hair growth.
Dates also contain vitamin B that can do wonders for your hair! This vitamin makes the hair follicles and hair roots stronger. Including dates in your daily diet will nourish your hair and prevent the risk of breakage.
5. Prevents Heart Ailments
Dates are considered as an excellent food choice to maintain a healthy heart.
This nutrient-rich fruit is a concentrated source of antioxidants that protect your cells from damage. Studies reveal that people who regularly consume foods rich in antioxidants have lower rates of heart disease.
Dates also contain anti-inflammatory properties that protect against heart disease by reducing chronic inflammation in the body.
Furthermore, they are a rich source of potassium, which plays a key role in reducing the risk of stroke as well as other heart-related diseases.