Fruits From A-Z

Date Fruit

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Nutrition Information

1 serving = 94 g (125 mL)

  • High in magnesium (16% Recommended Daily Intake per serving)
  • Source of Vitamin B6 (9% Recommended Daily Intake per serving)
  • Source of folacin (8% Recommended Daily Intake per serving)
  • Source of iron (7% Recommended Daily Intake per serving)
  • Source of phosphorus (5% Recommended Daily Intake per serving)
  • Very high in fibre (7.5 g per serving)
  • Sodium-free (2 mg per serving)
  • Fat-free (0.4 g per serving)
Look For

Plump, evenly coloured specimens. All dates have a single long seed. The fruit should not look dry or withered and no crystals should appear on the exterior of the date.

To Store

Fresh dates can be refrigerated for up to 2 weeks.

To Prepare

Date fruit can be eaten raw or dried. Include it in an assortment of desserts.

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