The health benefits of consuming dates

While dates are high in calories and sugar, they are a low glycaemic index food, therefore they are unlikely to cause a blood sugar spike nor an energy crash after eating them. — AZLINA ABDULLAH/The Star

Dates are a powerhouse of essential nutrients, providing a wide range of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants that contribute to overall health and well-being.

Here’s a detailed look at the key nutrients found in dates and their specific health benefits:

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