7 reasons to eat a date fruit every day

Monday – Dates are sweet and delicious

Tuesday - Good for digestion

Wednesday - Good source of calorie and energy

Thursday - low blood pressure

Friday - help and treat Anemia disease

Saturday - Provide natural fibers

Sunday –  useful for pregnancy women and embryo

Iranian Date Fruit Cake

Iranian Date fruit is a worth and useful fruit. This fruit is rich of high nutrients, minerals, vitamins, antioxidants, fibers, proteins, enzymes, acids and etc. Date fruit  Contains  at least 15 minerals such as potassium, calcium, iron, magnesium and zinc and etc.23 types of amino acids, vitamins, carbohydrates, protein, 14 types of fatty acids, dietary fiber and a lot more, these sweet little fruits are a nutritional powerhouse. This delicious fruit has too much benefit for us like cure or help and reduce some diseases like Cancer, cardiovascular, digestive, diabetes and it also be useful for pregnancy women, embryo, anemia illness and etc.

Maybe these're reasons why people are encouraged to make various products of this fruit.

There are delicious desserts and full of benefits among people. I want to mention one of them for you:


  • 3 cups pitted dates
  • 1 cup walnuts, coarsely chopped
  • Dough
  • 1 cup unsalted butter
  • 1⁄2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
  • 1⁄2 cups  powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1⁄2 teaspoons ground cardamom
  • 1 cup pistachios, ground unsalted or 1 cup coconut, shredded


  • Toast walnuts in skillet over medium heat for 5 minutes. Set aside to cool.
  • Place a few walnut pieces inside each date. Arrange dates, packed next to each other in a flat 9-inch serving dish.
  • In large deep skillet, sauté flour in butter over high heat, stirring constantly for about 15 to 20 minutes, toasting until it is golden caramel color.
  • Spread hot dough over dates. Pack and smooth it with back of a spoon.
  • Combine cinnamon, sugar, cardamom and sprinkle evenly over cake. Sprinkle with 1 cup ground pistachios or shredded coconut all over. Cool.
  • Cut into small square pieces. Arrange on serving platter or on plate in which it was made.


Iranian Date Fruit Cake

Fruits and Seeds

The date fruit seed is an embryonic plant itself and the origin of nutrition. A date fruit seed is a life, because it's good source of nutritional(mineral,vitamin and etc).
We mentioned some of its attributes for you:


The fruits (dates) of the date palm (Phoenix dactylifera L.) contain a high percentage of carbohydrate (total sugars, 44-88%), fat (0.2-0.5%), 15 salts and minerals, protein (2.3-5.6%), vitamins and a high percentage of dietary fibre (6.4-11.5%). The flesh of dates contains 0.2-0.5% oil, whereas the seeds contains 7.7-9.7% oil. The weight of the seed is 5.6-14.2% of the date.

Nutritional attributes

Date seeds are a low protein feed, with about 5-11% DM crude protein. Oil content is in the 4-14 % DM range. Date pits contain high and variable quantities of fibre, with a high level of lignification: crude fibre 16-51 % DM, NDF 58-90 % DM, ADF 41-46 % DM and ADL 4-18 % . Varietal differences are significant. Date pits contain appreciable amounts of K followed by P, Mg and Ca and a low Na content. Of the micro elements Fe, Mn, Zn and Cu are the most important ones.
The fatty acids occur in both flesh and seed as a range of saturated and unsaturated acids, the seeds containing 14 types of fatty acids, but only eight of these fatty acids occur in very low concentration in the flesh. Unsaturated fatty acids include palmitoleic, oleic, lauric and oxalic acid. The oleic acid content of the seeds varies from 41.1 to 58.8%, which suggests that the seeds of date could be used as a source of oleic acid.Date palm seeds contain 0.56–5.4% lauric acid. They can also be processed chemically as a source of oxalic acid.
Experimental studies have shown that feeding mice with the aqueous extract of date pits exhibit anti-genotoxic and reduce DNA damage induced by N-Nitroso-N-methylurea.

Popular Uses

Date seeds are traditionally used for animal feed. They can also be used as a source of oil (which has antioxydant propeties valuable in cosmetics) in soap and cosmetics , as a coffee substitute, as a raw material for activated carbon or as an adsorbent for dye-containing. Date by-products are usually distributed to animals during winter, though they can also be used year round .
The seeds are also burned to make charcoal for silversmiths, and can be strung in necklaces.

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Date Fruit and Minerals

Date fruit cure or reduce various diseases like: Diabetes, pressing blood, cancer, cardiovascular, fever, disturbances,

Also this valid fruit help to various patients such as: pregnancy women, infertility and effect on delivery and labor relaxation, nephron-protective effect and etc.


This fruit is rich of high nutrients, Antioxidants, minerals, vitamins, fibers and etc. So it has a lot benefits for us. We mentioned different matters with much mentions about date fruit nutrients that you can receive from our site.

Now, we'll mention good points about date fruit's minerals for you:

100g serving of the date fruit include about:

  • Potassium – 964 milligrams: Potassium regulates the electrical impulses that maintain a steady heartbeat. It also counterbalances the effect of sodium in your diet by lowering blood pressure.
  • Magnesium – 54 milligrams: Magnesium makes the muscles in your heart and blood vessels relax, which lowers blood pressure. It may also help lower levels of triglycerides.
  • Calcium – 64 mg: date fruit is full of calcium. Calcium is an important mineral that is an essential constituent of bone and teeth, and required by the body for muscle contraction, blood clotting, and nerve impulse conduction.
  • Manganese – 0.296 mg: Manganese is used by the body as a co-factor for the antioxidant enzyme, superoxide dismutase.
  • Copper – 0.362 mg: Copper is required for the production of red blood cells. Magnesium is essential for bone growth.
  • Iron – 0.90 mg: Dates are an excellent source of iron, carry 0.90 mg/100 g of fruits. Iron, being a component of hemoglobin inside the red blood cells, determines the oxygen-carrying capacity of the blood.
  • Phosphorus – 62 mg: In combination with calcium, phosphorus is necessary for the formation of bones and teeth and of the nerve cells. Phosphorus is second to calcium in abundance in the body. It is very widely distributed in both plant and animal foods so it is unlikely that deficiency would be a problem.

Fruit on palm trees

fruit on palm trees is date that is a versatile fruit brimming with fiber, vitamins and minerals. This fruit is vary in size, color and character so there are over 4000 species of dates in the world. This fruit is edible and has a hard core and a thin skin and sweet flavor that  to form a large cluster of branches will hang and its leaves is large.Palm height is 10 to 20 meters or more. 

Palm Tree Main Types
Palm trees are often in tropical and subtropical regions, including Iran will develop. However, before you start adding Palms to your property, it's a good idea to select a main type :
· Shahany                                                                  
· Mozafati
· Kabkaab
· Zahidi
Where the Palm Grows
Of the nearly 4,000 species of Palm trees growing around the world, more than half thrive in tropical regions, including the southern portions of the following countries:
· Iran
· North America
· Africa
· Saudi Arabia 

Popular Uses

Nearly every inch of the tree can be used to make essential materials, such as :
· Food (bread, honey,wine,etc)
· Basket and mat
· Soap making and cosmetic products, and etc,

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