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There are over 1,500 different date varieties grown in the world — they grow in warm climates like California, Arizona, Florida and the Middle East. Medjool dates are one of the most popular, known for their large size, soft texture and rich flavor. 

Medjool dates are actually harvested from the date palm, cleaned, sorted and packaged right away. There’s no processing and they’re never physically or chemically dried.

Medjool dates have a rich, almost caramel-like taste and a soft, chewy texture whereas regular dates, commonly called Deglet Noor, are usually smaller and have a firm flesh and a sweet, delicate flavor.

Top 10 Reasons to Enjoy Medjool Dates:

1. Energy. Medjool dates are a tasty and delicious fat-free snack that keeps you going throughout the day.

2. Sodium Free. Medjool dates are naturally sodium free, which helps reduce the risk of heart and kidney disease.

3. Fiber. Containing 12% of the daily requirement for fiber, Medjool dates help promote digestive health and help prevent cardiovascular disease.

4. More Potassium than Bananas! Help maintain your potassium levels and sooth sore muscles with Medjool dates. By weight, they contain 50% more potassium than bananas.
5. Salads. Mix Medjool dates with citrus and radicchio for a delicious sweet and sour citrus salad.

6. Sweeet. Chop Medjool dates on your breakfast cereal as an alternative to sugar for healthy sweetness.

7. Sensational Smoothies. Blend with bananas and frozen yogurt for a uniquely delicious sweet sensational healthy smoothie.

8. Sub the Sugar! Substitute Medjool dates for sugar in baking. Just as sweet with fewer calories and lots of healthy fiber, vitamins and minerals.

9. Royally Delicious! Medjool dates known as “the king of fruits and the fruit of kings” were originally reserved exclusively for royalty but are now available all year round for everyone.

10. High in Disease-Fighting Antioxidants! Dates provide various antioxidants that have a number of health benefits to offer, including a reduced risk of several diseases.

Also Read: Healthy Energy Balls with Medjool Dates

 

 

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