NEW DRIED FRUITS

Whole Pitted Dates and Sundried diced Figs

Whole Pitted Dried Dates

Dates have an excellent nutrition profile. They are high in several nutrients, fiber and antioxidants, all of which may provide health benefits ranging from improved digestion to a reduced risk of disease. Since they’re dried, their calorie content is higher than most fresh fruit. Most of the calories in dates come from carbs. The rest are from a very small amount of protein. Despite their calories, dates contain some important vitamins and minerals in addition to a significant amount of fiber, which may be beneficial for preventing constipation and controlling blood sugar control.

Sundried Figs Diced

Dried figs have a sweet taste and provide a variety of health benefits. The high amount of calcium, iron and potassium present in it along with the high amount of fiber and low fat makes it a healthy food to include in your diet which can be eaten alone or mixed in yogurt, salad and toppings on cereals and oatmeal.

  • Figs are a good source of soluble fiber which helps in keeping you full for longer periods of time and relieves constipation.
  • They are rich in vital vitamins and mineral. The high level of potassium and low level of sodium gives relief to people with hypertension. High calcium levels present in figs promote bone health.
  • Its high mucilage content helps to heal and protect sore throats. They remove harmful oestrogen from the body as excess oestrogen, hormone in the body can lead to menopausal problems, ovarian, breast and uterine cancer, weight gain and mood swings. Figs help in the elimination if the excess hormone from our body thereby avoiding the risk of getting the above situations.
  • They contain health boosting antioxidant called phenol which helps in reducing the risk of heart diseases and various types of cancer.
  • Figs also contain beta-carotene as well as benzaldehyde (anti-cancer compound).

 

 

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