Nutritional Values

The date is the favorite fruit of athletic, not surprising when one supports its energy supply, namely :
  • The date is very helthy for the metabolism
  • Eating 5-6 dates per day represents an addition of 100 to 120 kcall
  • It is an excellent source of :
    • Insoluble fiber which play an important role in intestinal regulation for the prevention of constipation
    • Soluble fiber that play an important role in reducing the cholesterol levels and normalization of glucose and insulin levels
    • Reduces the risk of cardiovascular events
    • Rich in carbohydrates , it facilitates muscle work
    • Fresh , it contains a high concentration of antioxidants that protect body cells from damage caused by free radicals
  • Contains vitamin B1, B2 , PP, carotene
  • Contains potassium phosphorus and magnesium
 
Nutritional Values per 100g

Nutritional Values per 100g

On the loup

Average energy and nutritional values per 100g of edible portion

Energy1200 kJ/ 282 kcal
Carbohydrates62.5 g
With sugar62.5 g
Lipids0.4 g
Saturated fatty acid0.0 g
Protein2.7 g
Fiber8 g
Salt0.01 g

Vitamins

Vitamin E0.455 mg
Vitamin C1.5 mg
Vitamin B1 0.055 mg
Vitamin B2 0.12 mg
Vitamin B3 1.7 mg
Vitamin B5 0.78 mg
Vitamin B6 0.16 mg
Vitamin B9 34 mg

Minerals

Sodium 18.2 mg
Magnesium 47.2 mg
Phosphorus 65 mg
Potassium 750 mg
Calcium 44.9 mg
Iron 2.7 mg

Source: ciqual table 2013

Intakes of fiber, potassium , iron and magnesium are noteworthy. Carbohydrates are abundant in dried dates , they graze 70%. This energy meets the needs of active people