Fresh and Dry Dates
Dates are a fruit that grows in many tropical regions of the world. Dates have become very popular in recent years. Almost all dates sold in Western countries are sold dry.
Can you tell by the appearance of dates whether they are dry or not? Wrinkled skin indicates that they are dried out, while smooth skin indicates freshness. Depending on the type, fresh dates vary in size and color from bright red to bright yellow. Deglet Noor and Medjool dates are the most common varieties.
Dates are sweet and edible. They are also rich in some important nutrients and have a variety of properties and uses. They are a very healthy fruit that you can include in your diet. They are rich in several nutrients, fiber and antioxidants, all of which can have health benefits ranging from improving digestion to reducing the risk of disease.
There are many ways to add dates to your diet. One of the popular ways to eat them is as a natural sweetener in various foods. They also make a great snack.