1. Dates are a source of antioxidants. They are high in antioxidants which higher in total polyphenols than any of the most commonly consumed fruits and vegetable.
2. Dates can be good for blood sugar balance. They have a low glycemic impact which means that eating dates alone, or with a meal, may help people with type-2 diabetes manage their blood sugar and blood fat levels. Also, dates are high in fiber which slows digestion and may help prevent blood sugar levels from spiking too high after eating.
3. Dates contain a brain booster. A study shows that dates may help boost memory, learning, and anxiety-related behaviors.
4. Dates help maintain bone mass. Scientists believe that high potassium intake protects bone mass by reducing the amount of calcium excreted through the kidneys. Dates contain several minerals, including phosphorus, potassium, calcium and magnesium. All of these have been studied for their potential to prevent bone-related conditions.