Ancient people called dates “bread of the desert.” Now, nutritionists say that only dates and milk can be eaten for a long time without damage to health. Let’s look at the benefits of dates with milk you should know.
Health benefits of dates due to their rich chemical composition are the following:
simple carbohydrates (fructose, sucrose) are more than in other fruits (according to various sources from 40-80%);
complex carbohydrates namely fiber; protein includes 23 amino acids, many of them are irreplaceable;
vitamins such as A, C, E, almost all the vitamins of group B;
micro- and macronutrients, for example, selenium, phosphorus, fluorine, calcium, zinc, potassium, copper, sulfur, cobalt, iron;
Tannins namely astringents, tannins, which suppress inflammatory processes in the body.
Benefits of dates you should know about?
They protect the teeth from caries due to the fluoride contained, reduce gums bleeding.
Dietary fiber and selenium in the composition of dates increase immunity, help the body to resist infections and reduce the risk of cancer. Dates are used as a supportive agent in the treatment of cancer and tuberculosis.
These fruits help with diseases of the heart and blood vessels, strengthen capillaries, reduce the risk of thrombus formation, blood pressure, and cholesterol levels.
They also help with colds (especially in cases where the body is too weak).
Dates increase potency, help fight erectile dysfunction.
Fruits of date improve the work of the nervous system, support depression, exhaustion, and chronic fatigue, help fight insomnia, overcome stress, give a positive attitude.
These fruits improve brain activity.
Dates also improve the functioning of the liver, kidneys, relieve swelling. These fruits normalize the work of the gastrointestinal tract namely help to relieve constipation, heartburn, stimulate the growth of beneficial bacteria in the intestine. Dates maintain acid balance in the stomach.
For those who want to lose weight, dates quickly satisfy hunger, allow to manage with less food and at the same time lose the hated kilos. They energize, tone up and give strength.
Dates improve the health of the skin, hair, and nails. They normalize the metabolism. These fruits regulate blood glucose levels. Dates improve vision.
Benefits of dried dates and milk
Dates with milk are not just tasty but also very useful. This mixture can cure many diseases.
Cough. Eat dates with warm milk and honey to remove sputum and fight a prolonged cough. Boil 5-8 dates in a glass of milk and drink hot.
Anemia, nervous diseases, erectile dysfunction. Soak a handful of the fruit in a glass of milk for 24 hours, add cardamom and saffron on the tip of a knife, a teaspoon of grated ginger, and then eat this mixture and drink milk. Pour half a glass of dates into 1 glass of milk, add 0.5 teaspoons of cinnamon to increase the potency. Place in a cool place for 24 hours. Then during the day eat all dates and drink milk. To combat anemia and to improve strength, you can use dates with walnuts.
Nervous diseases, irritability, insomnia. At bedtime, eat 2-3 dates and drink them with warm milk.
Constipation. pour 5-8 dates into 500 ml of milk, cook as a compote, let cool and brew. After that, drink 1 glass of the liquid in the morning on an empty stomach. The remaining boiled dates add to the morning porridge, and you will get an excellent breakfast. You also should drink milk before going to bed, boiled with 5 dates. Heart pain and arrhythmias.
If you feel a high heart rate or chest pain, you need to eat 2 dates with 2 teaspoons of honey and half a glass of milk. Hypertension. If there are no contraindications, then it is recommended to eat 50-70 g of dates in the morning soaked in milk 30 minutes before meals. The course of treatment is 3 weeks. You can repeat it after a week and a half.
Flatulence. If you mix the crushed dates with ground black cumin in a 2: 1 ratio and add to the glass of milk, this will help to cope with the increased gas formation.
Hangover. To avoid alcohol intoxication, dates need to be soaked in milk for a day and then use the softened fruits and the resulting infusion.