a good source of:
- dietary fibre: 27% RDI -which works to control your blood cholesterol levels. the beta-D glucan fibre content aids in water absorption, adding bulk to stool, thus preventing constipation.
- vitamins B-6 and B-5. Together with the other B-complex vitamins, vitamins B-5 and B-6 maintain the health of your skin and hair while supporting liver function. Vitamin B-6 also helps you produce brain chemicals essential for mood regulation, while vitamin B-5 plays a role in red blood cell development.
- Vitamins: A– Retinol Activity Equivalent, Beta Carotene, Lutein + Zeaxanthin, Vitamin K, Niacin, Vitamin B6, Folate, food Folate, Folic acid, dietary Folate equivalents, Pantothenic Acid, Choline, and Betaine
- potassium and copper. Both minerals contribute to the health of your cardiovascular system because copper supports collagen synthesis — a process needed to keep your blood vessels strong — while potassium plays a crucial role in heart function. The copper in medjool dates also aids in energy production, which helps ensure your tissues have access to the fuel they need to function. Potassium assists in balancing body pH, maintaining intercellular fluid balance. Defeciency in this mineral could cause elevated blood pressure
- Minerals; they include Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, Sodium, Zinc, Copper, and Manganese.
- Protein and Amino Acids eg: Tryptophan, Threonine, Isoleucine, Leucine, Lysine, Methionine, Cystine, Phenylalanine, Tyrosine, Valine, arginine, Histidine, Alanine, Aspartic acid, Glutamic acid, Glycine, Proline, and Serine.
- antioxidants- useful in the body for destroying free radicals which damage cells