Benefits of date palm

Date palm helps strengthen the liver with its Vitamin B1 and B2 content and one of the most efficacious treatments for sore throat and coughing. 

It is good for anemia as it contains iron. Date palm that contains high amount of phosphor and calcium helps babies resist bone diseases. By giving 2 date palms to your baby every day, you can support both healthy diet and protect him against diseases.
You can introduce date palm to your baby around month 8. Date palm works as a natural sweetener to replace sugar in flavoring foods of babies and children and with its high fiber content, it is a wonderful food for babies suffering constipation. Click here for recipes with date palm.
Keep in mind
It is easy and practical to prepare formula containing date palm. However as it is a very sweet food, you should not be using it too much.
Date palm sold in the market is generally softened in sugar. Read the label or ask the store when buying date palm.
Nutritional value per one date palm (24 gr);
Vitamin A 35.8 IU
Folate 3.6 MCG
Vitamin K 0.6 mcg
Vitamin B6 0.1 mg
Chloine 2.4 mg
Calcium 15.4 mg
Iron 0.2 mg
Magnesium 13.0 mg
Phosphor 14.9 mg
Potassium 167 mg