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A delicious date containing no pits. Ideal for baking and great just to pop in your mouth.
2. Dates provide essential vitamins and minerals - such as B-complex vitamins, magnesium and iron. Only a handful of dates - five or six - will help you meet your 5-A-Day goal for fruit.
3. 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.
4. 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 loud 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.
5. 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.
6. 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.
7. 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!
8. 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.
9.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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Daniel, Rohrersville, MD January 21, 2012
“Our order arrived in two days - great service. The dates were in very good
shape (they have already been sampled).”
Melissa, Fort Worth, TX January 19, 2012
“Yippee! The box came today and I must say these are the best dates! (Haven't had a hot date in a long time and this is probably as close as I will get to one!)”
Bill, Rolla, MO January 8, 2012
“Ordered the five pound package of dates, they are better than advertised. Thanks for a great product, quickly shipped.”
Bobbie J. Haven, Rapid City, South Dakota January 3, 2012
“Thanks. Received the pitted dates today 01-03-2012. They are exactly what I wanted and so so yummy and very fresh. I am baking with them at the moment making date nut loaf. I will be ordering more shortly. Thank you again and I appreciate your kindness and fast deliveryi and updates. Bobbie Jean Haven. ”
Joan, Cossayuna December 30, 2011
“Wow. You have a life time customer in me. I have never had such sweet and fresh dates.Looking forward to my next order.LOVE YOUR STUFF!!!! ”
Tom, Morristown, OH December 9, 2011
“Yep, delivered today and about a pound already consumed! I think that this going to be a Christmas tradition at our house. Please send me a reminder next year. Tom”
John, New Boston, Texas December 7, 2011
“Service was great...easy to buy...fast to get...great to eat...”
Diane, Albany, Oregon November 25, 2011
“They arrived, so pleased with the product, looking forward to sharing with family. This is so exciting, put in my granola, yogurt and cereal. Nice way to spend the winter!”
Diana, New Bedford, MA November 12, 2011
“My 5 lbs of pitted dates arrived today and I was very anxious to try them. I want you to know that I hit every supermarket that sold dates and they were terrible (very hard and dry). I thought about going online and was pleasantly surprised to see that they were sold online so I thought I would give it a try. Let me tell you that these dates are very delicious and actually soft and moist. I couldn't believe it. I bought a 5 lb bag and I will enjoy nibbling on them. Thank you very much. Eating these dates reminds me of my childhood when my mother always had them in the house and they were a treat for the family. Brings back only good memories!
jackie farrow, ohio November 2, 2011
“I received my order as promised and was very pleased with it. The dates are delicious! looking forward to my next order. Thank you Jackie”
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Ray, Spokane, Wa April 2, 2014
“The package arrived just in time. I didn't know what I was going to do without your dates in my pantry. I feel much better now. Opened the box, had a couple, and I'm resting comfortably now. Thank you. Ray”
Serving Size 50g (~1.8 oz.)
(Approx. 9.1 Servings/Pound)
|Amount Per Serving|
|Calories From Fat||1.5|
Dates (may contain pits and/or pit fragments)
Packaged in the same facility as peanuts, tree nuts, soy, and milk products.
Approximately 55 pieces per pound.
Store under refrigeration for up to 6 months.
Country of Origin: United States
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