One of the healthiest fruits in the world are the dates. They are rich source of beneficial nutrients that can treat many health issues like high cholesterol, strokes, heart attacks and hypertension. Dates accelerate the metabolism, as well.

Here are some of their health benefits:

-They prevent diarrhea

Dates are rich in potassium which prevents diarrhea and relieves the intestines and belly flora.

-They regulate the cholesterol

Dates prevent the blood clot formation and cleanse the blood vessels and regulate the ’bad’ cholesterol.

-They regulate the blood pressure

Dates are rich in potassium and don’t contain sodium and that makes them great in the case of hypertension. Five to six dates have 80milligrams of magnesium that boosts the blood flow. You need 370milligrams of magnesium to reduce the blood pressure.

-They work great for anemia

Dates are high in iron and that makes them great in the case of pregnancy, anemia and for children. About 100gr of dates a day provides with 0.9milligrams of iron, which is 11 percent of the recommended daily allowance. Iron works beneficially on the hemoglobin and red blood cells and helps the oxygen flow.

-They prevent stroke

They contain potassium and that enhances the nervous system and prevents stroke. The consumption of 400milligrams of potassium a day can prevent strokes.

-They are great for heart health

You should soak dates overnight and eat them in the morning or add them to the smoothie to support the health of the heart.

-They soothe constipation

Dates are great for constipation. Keep them in water overnight and in the morning drink the water to help digestion and use the mild laxative effects.

-They help weight loss

Date consumption on an empty stomach can control the body weight because dates don’t contain cholesterol.