Medjool Dates Medjoul Khajoor
Medjoul dates are considered the oldest dates and have an amazing sweetness. They are referred to as ‘Diamond of dates’ or ‘King of dates’.
It has a chewy texture and is larger in size.
Morocco is its origin and has a brown hue. They are more elongated as compared to others. It is also used as a natural sweetener and can easily substitute sugar in any sweet dish.
They are perfect for gifting your loved ones during various festivals, especially Diwali and Eid. It is known for boosting energy; hence they are ideal for consuming while observing fast. They are suitable for vegans.
NUTRIENTS (100 GRAMS)
The foremost part of dates consists of sugar and carbohydrates, later followed by protein.
It also contains vitamins along with other crucial elements like potassium, magnesium, and iron. They also have Polyphenols, antioxidants that contain anti-inflammatory properties. They also contain both soluble and insoluble fibers.
It is a potent allergic food that might trigger various immune reactions that range from moderate to critical.
HOW TO USE
They add life to authentic Indian desserts like laddu that are energy balls. Salads are also garnished with it.
They get along well with various Barfi. They are also used to make various sauces.
Dates can be consumed by themselves without cooking or adding them to any other thing. They are a good companion of smoothies.
Medjoul Dates During Pregnancy
During pregnancy dates are safe to eat.
But you should keep in mind they are High in calories and carbohydrates,
so be aware of the number you're eating per day. It is advised to have 3 to 4 only in a day.
Please consult your Doctor before consumption during pregnancy.
They prevent DNA damage and regulate hormone production. The consumption of the dates can defeat inflammation and stress caused in the brain.
It has a high proportion of dietary fiber and antioxidants that are natural, like anthocyanins, ferulic acid, caffeic, etc.
They are known to help in the treatment of Alzheimer's and dementia.
Glucose, fructose, and sucrose are natural sugars found in dates known to eliminate the lethargic feeling.
They are also useful to regulate diarrhea. It contains nutrients that help to regain energy immediately; hence it is recommended to consume after workouts.
Iron is vital for RBC formation in the body; it contains an ample amount of iron, reducing the risk of Anemia. Iron is also required to produce certain hormones in the body.
They are also known to do away with intoxications from the body.
They are also helpful in inducing labor. The presence of insoluble fiber bulks up the stool, thus relieving constipation and treating the problems related to digestion.
It is observed that the consumption of dates helps in gaining weight and is also suitable for bone health, treating night blindness, male fertility, etc.
STORAGE AND SHELF LIFE
It can easily last up to half a year if stored in a place without moisture. Make sure to store them in a canister that is airtight after the packet has been opened, or else it will lose its freshness