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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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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!”
Carol, Emporia, KS July 12, 2013
“Yes, yes, yes!! They arrived in perfect condition. I was really worried because the temp had been at record breaking highs! They are big, fat and sweet, top quality dates. Can't wait to get into the kitchen and make some wonderful treats!!...and that's saying a lot because I don't like kitchen work, I'd rather be outside pulling weeds! You'll be hearing more from me! Thanks for the delivery!”
Shirin Patel, beverly, nj July 6, 2013
“Best service ever. Love the products. U will be hearing from us again! Thanks so much again!”
Kathy, Pell City, Al July 3, 2013
“I just received my order of the jumbo Medjool dates. THEY ARE AWESOME!!!! They are truly the sweetest, moistest, most decadent dates I have ever eaten. I will be recommending these with RAVE reviews to my friends and family!”
El Hadji, New York, New York July 2, 2013
“Hey nuts guys!
I have received my dates today and they are delicious. What I liked the most is the fun all over the fast process.
I would certainly recommand you to all my friends”
Brian, RTP, NC June 27, 2013
“1st time ordering from here. Ordered Sunday night and received Wednesday afternoon. Got what I ordered. The figs and dates are delicious. Same goes for the walnuts. Very pleased with the quality and service. Everything was fresh. Will order from here again.”
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Linda, Sheboygan, WI August 9, 2014
“Your Family does a wonderful job with the speedy delivery, the great products, and I always appreciate the little bag of freebies, the last being roasted pistachios. Your jumbo medjool dates are best!!”
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 open or closed under refrigeration for up to 6 months. This item can be frozen.
Country of Origin: United States
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