The benefits of dates include relief from constipation, intestinal disorders, heart problems, anemia, sexual dysfunction, diarrhea, abdominal cancer, and many other conditions. Dates are good for gaining weight also. Dates are rich in several vitamins, minerals and fiber too. These delicious fruits contain oil, calcium, sulfur, iron, potassium, phosphorous, manganese, copper and magnesium which are all beneficial for health. Some health specialists have said that eating one day per day is necessary for a balanced and healthy diet.
Dates are a good source of various vitamins and minerals. Its a good source of energy, sugar and fiber. Essential minerals such as calcium, iron, phosphorus, sodium, potassium, magnesium and zinc are found in dates. It also contains vitamins such as thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, folate, vitamin A and vitamin K.
If you like Lara Bars then you are in for a treat with this recipe I have for you to try !
Date Energy Balls, yields 24
2 cups of almonds
1 cup shred unsweetened coconut
2 cup medjool dates,pitted
2 tablespoon coconut oil
1 teaspoon sea salt
1 teaspoon vanilla
In large food processor (I used my vitamix) process the nuts and coconut until crumbly.
Add dates, vanilla, sea salt until a sticky uniform batter is formed.
Scooped mixture out and rolled into balls.
Rolled balls in coconut and then put them in freezer to harden for an hour.