Support Healthy Bowel Movement – Dates are highly rich in soluble fiber, which promotes regular bowel movements and healthy digestion. 

– Regularly eating dates provides antioxidant protection that can reduce risk factors for many diseases related to oxidative stress, like cancer, diabetes, heart disease and Alzheimer's.

– The antioxidants in dates protect neural cells from oxidative damage.  – Dates may also stimulate the growth of new brain cells, which could enhance cognition.

– Dates provide a natural energy boost due to their natural sugars, offering a quick and wholesome snack option for expectant mothers combating fatigue.

– Dates contain amino acids that boost stamina and hormones like estrogen and sterols that support the male reproductive system.

– Dates contain insoluble fibres like beta-D-glucan that exhibit anti-tumour activity by hindering the growth and spread of cancer cells.

– Studies show eating dates may improve glucose metabolism and insulin sensitivity in diabetics. – Dates have a low glycemic index, slowing glucose absorption and preventing spikes in blood sugar after eating. 

– Dates provide minerals like selenium, manganese, copper and magnesium essential for bone development and strength. – These minerals increase bone mineral density and prevent deficiencies leading to osteoporosis, fractures and deformities.

– Dates protect the kidneys from nephrotoxicity and improve function, likely due to their high antioxidant content. – Several rat studies show that Ajwa date extract lowers creatinine and urea levels, markers of kidney damage.