The palm tree and date fruit are national symbols of Tunisia .Cultivated in Tunisia since 5000 years. The Date Palm Tree is often named “the Tree of Life”. In the desert the nomadic tribes often call the dates “bread of the desert”. Dates are praised all over the world for their high nutritional value
Deglet Nour or Noor means “Fingers of light” because of their slight translucency and their elongated shape. Their seed can be seen right through the flesh when held to the light.
The Deglet Nour date is famous worldwide and often recognized as the best of all the dates.
It is commonly referred to as the "Queen of all dates". Branched dates are the premium extra dates, 100% Natural.
Health Benefits of Dates:
The fruit is rich in dietary fiber, which prevents LDL cholesterol absorption in the gut. Additionally, the fiber works as a bulk laxative.
They are moderate sources of vitamin-A (contains 149 IU per 100 g), which is known to have antioxidant properties and essential for vision. Additionally, it is also required maintaining healthy mucus membranes and skin.
Consumption of natural fruits rich in vitamin A is known to help protect from lung and oral cavity cancers.
Dates are an excellent source of iron, carry 0.90 mg/100 g of fruits (about 11% of RDI). Iron, being a component of hemoglobin inside the red blood cells, determines the oxygen-carrying capacity of the blood.