Dates are one of the most important desert fruits that is very rich in Vitamin A, Vitamin B Group in addition to minerals like Magnesium, Potassium and Phosphorous.
In the holy month of Ramadan, most of the Muslims break their fast with dates.
Regarding calories, 4 to 5 pieces of dates gives around 100 calories which is equal to one portion of fruit.
Eating dates everyday will help protect you from constipation or even help get rid of it if you have.
You can keep dates for a whole year if you put them in a wooden box away from air, heat and humidity.