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Jumbo Medjool Dates
Jumbo Medjool Dates are one of our crown jewels at Nuts.com. Plump, moist, and luscious, medjool dates are simply divine. An extremely meaty date with a tiny pit. We also carry pitted dates.
1. Low in Fat, Rich in Vitamins
California dates are loaded with the energy you need every day to win a marathon or get you through a tough day. With only 24 calories per date (248 per 100 gram serving), dates are high in dietary fiber, carbohydrates, and contain more potassium than bananas! Yet they are virtually fat, cholesterol and sodium free!
2. Meet Your Daily Fruit Requirement
A handful of dates will help you meet the 5-A-Day goal. Five to six delicious California dates or a cup of chopped dates equals one serving. Great tasting, power-packed California dates are part of the USDA Pyramid's food group. Eating California dates can help you achieve the recommended goal for fruit servings each day.
3. High in Both Soluble and Insoluble Fiber
The American Cancer Society recommends that you consume 20-35 grams of dietary fiber a day. Dietary fiber comes in two forms - soluble and insoluble. Each serves a valuable function. Insoluble fiber increased the rate at which food moves through the digestive system. Soluble fiber may help control diabetes by decreasing elevated blood glucose levels. Soluble fiber also had been found to help lower serum cholesterol levels, particularly undesirable low density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol.
California dates are a good source of dietary fiber. A serving of power-packed California dates, just 5 to 6 six dates, can provide 3 grams of dietary fiber. That's 14 percent of your recommended daily value.
4. Natural Energy Booster
A serving of power-packed California dates contains 31 grams of carbohydrates, making them a powerhouse of energy. Carbohydrates include 3 grams of dietary fiber and 29 grams of naturally occurring sugars such as fructose, glucose and sucrose to provide quick energy and are readily used by the body. California dates are a perfect energy boosting snack.
5. Regulate Blood Pressure
Ounce per ounce, pound for pound, California dates are one of the best natural sources of potassium. Potassium is an essential mineral your body needs to maintain muscle contractions including the vital heart muscle. Potassium is needed to maintain a healthy nervous system and to balance the body's metabolism.
Since potassium is not stored in the body, and much is lost in perspiration, it must be continually replenished. As you consume potassium you excrete sodium, helping to keep blood pressure down. As people age, their kidneys become less efficient at eliminating sodium. About a 400 mg increase in potassium intake has been associated with a 40% reduction in the risk of stroke. This roughly amounts to one additional serving daily of California dates.
6. Contain 3X As Much Potassium As Bananas
Eating California dates and drinking water is an ideal, natural way to replenish the potassium. A serving of California dates contain 240 milligrams of potassium or 7% of the recommended daily value. Bite for bite, they have three times the amount of potassium as bananas!
7. Excellent Source of B-Vitamins
California dates contain a variety of B-complex vitamins - thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, vitamin B-6 and pantothenic acid. These vitamins have a variety of functions that help maintain a healthy body- to metabolize carbohydrates and maintain blood glucose levels, fatty acids for energy, and they help make hemoglobin, the red and white blood cells.
8. Rich in Magnesium and Iron
Magnesium is essential for healthy bone development and for energy metabolism. One serving of California dates provides 4% of the suggested daily intake of magnesium. Iron is essential to red blood cell production. Red blood cells carry all the nutrients to cells throughout the body. One serving of California dates contains nearly a third of the Recommended Dietary Allowance for iron.
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big r0n, Lewiston, ME February 2, 2012
“My first order experience with y'all was perfect, from top to bottom. My second experience was...someone even more perfect. You somehow managed to reduce the delivery time from two days two one. Touché. I'll be back for more, considering my roommates have been devouring my turkish figs and jumbo medjool dates.”
Bonita, Redford, Mi February 1, 2012
“I can't believe how delicious the dates and figs are! I have always enjoyed these two fruits, but, after trying yours ZOWIE~~ These are incredible!!! better than chocolate.... did I say that? YES--BETTER THAN CHOCOLATE! and I'm sticking to it.
Karen, Dillsburg, pa February 1, 2012
“You make me cry it's so good! The Veggie Chips - fantastic - I've never had them before but will order them again. And the Jumbo Medjool Dates - always huge and fresh. Not to mention my favorite green teas - Hyson and Sencha - delicious!
Floria, Illinois January 26, 2012
“Where do I start? The dates are so moist and delicious, not leathery like the ones bought in stored. The dried strawberries are OUT OF THIS WORLD. Try them, you will love them. The mixed berries also
OUT OF THIS WORLD, and so healthy. I love this site. Thank you so very much for the super fast shipping too.”
Nafisa, Atlanta, Ga January 20, 2012
“Wow! Fast service. I ordered the jumbo Medjool dates and they are great!”
Anna, Copperas Cove, Texas January 14, 2012
“Super quick delivery as always. My fiancé almost fainted when I handed him a 5 pound bag of maple nut goodies. My favorite thing is the jumbo medjool dates. Basically everything rocks! Thanks!”
Edward, Kissimmee, Florida January 13, 2012
“WOW...... is the word for these dates, they are awesome, thanks for the free sample you sent with my last order, I will be making a request for them in the near future.”
Jackie January 12, 2012
“I just got my order of Jumbo Medjool Dates and i just cant have enough of them ! They are delicious and succulent and the best part is it was delivered the very next day ! Thank you nuts.com crew !!!”
Kelly, Bradford, PA January 5, 2012
“My order arrived today and my husband and I were blown away by the quality of everything! I couldn't believe how big and moist the Medjool dates were , they far exceeded my expectations. My husband can't get enough of the Cajun Peanuts, they have the perfect blend of spice and heat to them. I will definitely be back for my goodies !
Phyliss, Burnet, Texas December 28, 2011
“Dates were very plump and good. Haven't
tried the apricots yet.
I appreciated the fast shipping.”
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Carlyn, Columbia, TN March 4, 2014
“I am truly delighted with the Medjool dates I ordered. They are so large, sweet, and moist - I couldn't stop eating them! I am trying to eat healthier and I definitely won't have any problem or hesitation in reaching for these to satisfy a sweet craving.
The delivery caught me by surprise - I wasn't expecting it until Monday and it arrived the Saturday before. The packaging made me smile - thank you for your sense of humor - it's a rare thing to experience. Also thank you for the free trial package of figs! I'm so glad I found you guys!”
Serving Size 24g (~0.8 oz.)
(Approx. 18.9 Servings/Pound)
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Dates (contains pits) ***REFRIGERATE UPON RECEIVING***
Packaged in the same facility as peanuts, tree nuts, soy, and milk products.
Approximately 18 pieces per pound.
Store under refrigeration for up to 6 months.
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