The fruit that prevents heart attack, hypertension, stroke and high cholesterol

Dates are very good and appreciated fruits. They are a rich source of sugar and fibre, but also minerals such as calcium, iron, phosphorus, sodium, potassium and magnesium and vitamins such as thiamine, riboflavin, niacin, folic acid, vitamin A and K. Below we suggest 8 benefits of dates for our health .

Hypertension . Being rich in potassium and low in sodium, dates are excellent for those who suffer from hypertension or want to prevent it. It is suggested to eat 1 or 2 a day to enjoy this benefit.

Diarrhoea . Dates are excellent for rebalancing the intestinal flora and, being rich in potassium, they are an effective remedy against diarrhea.

Cholesterol . Dates cleanse blood vessels, preventing the formation of blood clots and effectively regulating cholesterol and blood sugar.

Anemia . They are rich in iron and therefore useful for those suffering from anemia. 100 grams of dates contain 0.9 mg of iron, approximately 11% of the recommended daily dose.

Stroke . It is always potassium that gives dates a great effect on the nervous system. This fruit can contribute to the prevention of strokes.

Constipation . If immersed in water in the evening and eaten the next morning, they are an excellent remedy against constipation thanks to their excellent laxative properties.

Heart . Dates are one or the best fruits to protect the heart and improve cardiac health.

Weight . When eaten on an empty stomach, dates help us control body weight.