Dates (Phoenix dactylifera) are an edible sweet fruit of Date Palm trees belongs to the family Arecaceae. They are widely cultivated across the Middle East, North Africa, South Asia, and many tropical regions worldwide. Depending on the variety, the color of fresh dates ranges from bright red to bright yellow. Dates can be eaten as both fresh or dried. In addition to sweetness, dates also contain essential vitamins and minerals. Medjool and Deglet Noor dates are the most commonly consumed varieties.
Nutrition in Dates
According to the USDA data, the nutritional value of Deglet Noor dates (100 g) are as follows.