- They are also considered a Super food for strengthening bones and fighting off painful and debilitating diseases like osteoporosis.
- They reduce the levels of LDL cholesterol in the body
- They are great for hangovers. (Dates are commonly used as a remedy for alcoholic intoxication. They provide quick relief and have a sobering effect in case you feel as though you have consumed an uncomfortable amount of alcohol. You can use organic California Medjool dates the following morning to prevent severe hangovers.
- They should be soaked overnight for the best results.
Now that you know how good dates are for you, Jan has the recipe for a really healthy, dairy-freedate shake!
One cup of cashew or almond milk5-6 ice cubes that you've made using almond milk and a slice of banana5-6 chopped medjool dates1/4 cup cashews (softened)1 container cashew yogurt
Blend together and enjoy!
Health note: Super athletes and diabetics are now turning to dates instead of proteinbars because they have a low glycemic index and can prevent a sugar spike whileboosting energy within a half-hour of consuming!
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