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Dates are known as heavily nutritious fruits which are also rich in several minerals. This natural product contains iron, potassium, zinc, manganese, vitamins such as A,B and E which are advantageous for health. Researches about date show that this fruit is considered to be good in preventing cancers such as abdominal cancer,colon cancer and others. According to a study by Al-Shahib and Marshall, in many ways, "dates may be considered as an almost ideal food, providing a wide range of essential nutrients and potential health benefits." Dates are a very good source of dietary potassium. The sugar content of ripe dates is about 80%; the remainder consists of protein, fiber, and trace elements including boron, cobalt, copper, fluorine, magnesium, manganese, selenium, and zinc

FAO reports Iran to be the second top date-producer country in the world



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