A nutritionist and diet therapist explained about the consumption of a type of fruit with many properties during Ramadan. Narges Jozdani, a nutritionist and diet therapist, said about the benefits of consuming dates in Ramadan: Dates as a fruit have high energy and carbohydrates are responsible for providing them. He added: Dates have high fiber and moderate the release of sugar in the body during the day, so since fasting people do not consume a lot of fruit during Ramadan, in this case, they should definitely take the use of dates seriously.
Jozdani clarified: If a fasting person does not eat any fruits during Ramadan, he can use 5-6 dates daily in the morning and iftar meals along with other nuts and cheese. He said about other properties of dates: Dates contain magnesium. It is high in potassium and vitamin B6, and to some extent contains vegetable iron, which is very poorly absorbed, and this factor causes it to not receive much attention from experts in terms of nutrition. Low consumption of water and fiber is the cause of constipation, he emphasized: according to a reliable research, if a person can consume 7 dates daily for a period of 3 weeks to one month, he will easily improve his constipation.
Jozdani added: According to the same research, dates have high levels of antioxidants and flavonoids that reduce inflammation, diabetes, Alzheimer’s and cancer, and are also effective in eye and heart health. He stated that dates reduce inflammation, diseases It is effective against heart and cancer, he emphasized: studies have recommended the consumption of approximately 5 to 7 dates during the day for people, which should be consumed during the month of Ramadan. Reducing Alzheimer’s and preventing brain strokes, also according to recent studies, some people who have consumed 6 dates a day have increased their concentration and memory. Jouzdani said: Potassium and magnesium in dates cause bone formation.