The sweet fruits of the date palm tree, ajwa dates are considered one of the tasty superfoods that are exclusively grown in Medina, Saudi Arabia. They are of dry variety, delightfully tasty, and sweet with a prune-like taste.
Also, it hold a special place in the Islamic tradition. That means the fruit is not only tasty and nutritious. It is attached to the culture as well. Wow! It is so amazing to write about the benefits of food that is mouth-watering as well as nutritious.
We are sure you will love to eat ajwa dates more after reading this blog. Listed below are the health benefits of ajwa dates.
One of the biggest reasons why maximum people are dying every day, the heart disease. Somehow most people have sensitive heart health which needs to be addressed.
Ajwa dates are considered beneficial for heart health as they are rich in vitamin B which plays an imperative role to remove harmful levels of homocysteine in the blood. It stops the blood vessel constrictions that help improve the heart’s overall functioning. Also, the dates contain magnesium in great quantities that help maintain heart rhythm.
There’s a myth that diabetic patients can not eat ajwa dates as it’s a portion of sweet food. Indeed it is a sweet food that is rich in glucose, fructose, and sucrose. However, it has a low Glycemic Index (GI). That means you are all safe while consuming ajwa dates. It won’t increase your sugar levels. Rather, it is good for your health as diabetic patients are more prone to heart diseases. You can reduce the risks by eating ajwa dates.
Probably, now you have got another sweet dry fruit which is good for your health.
Ajwa dates are loaded with calcium and phosphorus which are boosters for teeth and bones. Both nutrients play a significant role in strengthening bones and teeth. Moreover, these dates can help you combat calcium deficiency. The presence of minerals makes it again good for fighting pain ailments.
In case you do not know, ajwa dates are an excellent source of antioxidants. They contain selenium and other essential nutrients which prevent the occurrence of cancer.
As aforementioned, ajwa dates are a great source of selenium and improve your immune system. If you include these dates in your diet, it can fight off various body infections and strengthen your immune system.
Often our elders visit a pregnant lady with a pack of ajwa dates because they extend their health benefits to a pregnant woman too. Eating them on a regular basis during pregnancy activates the womb muscles and aids womb movement during the delivery. Post-natal bleeding can also be reduced by eating ajwa dates regularly during pregnancy.
Do not worry, it won’t induce labor pain. Thus, they are safe to consume. Still, each pregnancy is different so you must confirm the quantity before consuming. Moreover, if you are allergic to them, do not consume them at all.
If you often experience high blood pressure you definitely need a home remedy to regulate a healthy blood pressure such as ajwa dates. Its high potassium and low sodium combination make it a great superfood for a person with high blood pressure.
P.S. It won’t help you to lower your blood pressure. It is not a quick remedy, you will have to indulge it in your diet to enjoy its bp lowering benefit.
Atherosclerosis is a heart condition where an excess amount of plaque builds up in the arteries. It restricts the blood from flowing in and out of the heart that further aggravates the heart condition which leads to high blood pressure. This disease contributes the most to the occurrence of heart stroke or heart attack.
Being heart’s friend, ajwa dates prevent the occurrence of atherosclerosis.
Due to many lifestyle problems, infertility is a big concern these days. Either a man is unable to produce enough sperm or a woman is not able to conceive. Ajwa dates can help in both cases.
They can increase the rate of libido to raise the sperm count. Whereas in women, it helps thicken the endometrial lining of the uterus (the main reason why women can’t get pregnant).
The surprising thing is, that ajwa dates can help in each way to reduce weight. It helps improve the metabolism with the presence of supporting minerals and vitamins. It reduces blood glucose levels which is again associated with weight loss. Moreover, they are rich in protein which curbs your appetite for a long time that eventually aids in losing weight.
So did you order a pack of ajwa dates or not? 😃 Do share this blog with your family and friends, we are sure they will also be amazed that a how can a single sweet dry fruit can be so beneficial.