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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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Kate, Mukwonago, WI August 30, 2013
“I received e-mail confirmation of my delivery 2 minutes after it arrived - so appreciated! And these Jumbo Medjool Dates are TO DIE FOR. Love your packaging and your products - thanks so much! I'll be back for more :)”
lisa, brooklyn, NY August 27, 2013
“ok, my goodies arrived in about 28 hours! as amazing as that is, it would hardly be newsworthy if the product wasn't good. well, my jumbo medjool dates aren't good -- they're fantastic! plump, juicy and delicious. this was my second order, so i kinda knew what i was getting, but nuts.com, you do not disappoint. thank you for a phenomenal product, super-speedy shipping, and truly friendly service. you've got yourself another loyal customer. :^)”
Katherine, Lake Stevens, WA August 24, 2013
“I cater supported bicycle tours for Adventure Cycling (based in Missoula, Mt.) I feed an average of 400 people each summer for 6 days on a tour: they LOVE the products that I have been serving them from Nuts.com! The Chia squares are a huge hit, as are the dates and the veggie chips. I am so thankful that I found Nuts.com! Thank you, thank you! You have helped many a cyclist peddle the last hill. ”
Dale, Middlebury, Vermont August 23, 2013
“The best medjool dates EVER! Big, rich, lush fruits. Not a dried-out one in the bunch! I'll be back! ”
Veronica, FL August 22, 2013
“I tried the Jumbo Medjool dates, and they are wonderful. I really liked the carob spirulina energy squares very much too.”
Brannon August 22, 2013
“Dates arrived yesterday. They are beautiful, fresh, moist and large. I just returned from eight months in the Middle East, and although there are a large variety of dates available there, your medjool are the best I have had to date. I hope to be able to continue purchasing this quality and freshness from you in the coming months. Maybe you should institute a subscription system where we can get regular shipments.”
Gail Dolphin, Swansboro, North Carolina July 31, 2013
“Order of jumbo dates and chocolate covered espresso beans arrived. Dates are unbelievable! So delicious and everything came packed in a chilled box to prevent melting! Also got a free sample of tummy apricots. I LOVE THIS COMPANY!”
Habib, Philly July 24, 2013
“Delivered on time as promised. Haven't had "Medjool" dates this fresh in several years. They are are absolutely delectable they're as sweet as honey and nearly melt in the month like butter. An absolute necessity during the month of Ramadhan. ”
MJ, Houston, TX July 21, 2013
The medjool dates are outrageous!!!! I will definitely be ordering from you nuts again!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!”
CARMEN, Watertown, MA July 16, 2013
“WOW, WOW, WOW... This service is Fantastic! Those dates are yummy good! the packaging, the delivery, the timing, it just superb! Thanks so much....I am sure I will keep ordering from this company often God willing!”
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Jeannie, Philadelphia, PA December 11, 2013
“YOU GUYS ROCK!!! I gotta tell ya, I didn't believe I was gonna receive my order the next day, and then, there it was this afternoon at my door! The Medjool dates exceeded my expectations - so moist, fresh and exactly what I was looking for!! And a free sample of turkish figs? You guys are simply the best!! Your prices are right, delivery was expedient, quality is over the top, and value for your money is excellent. I don't think I'll ever buy from the grocer again - you guys have all my future orders! Thank you for such excellence!!”
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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