Improves bone health
Dried fruits like dates contain some beneficial minerals like potassium, calcium, magnesium, and phosphorus, which are necessary for bone strength.
VolianskyiPhoto / Shutterstock.com
Dates also contain Vitamin B6 which, according to research, help the body to produce serotonin and norepinephrine, which are good for your overall mental health. In fact, another study found that a deficiency of B6 can be linked to depression.
Good for the heart
Dates are a rich source of potassium, which has been shown to lower blood pressure and reduce the likelihood of other heart-related diseases.