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Five Health Benefits of Dates

4. Better Body and Mental Health


As mentioned earlier, date fruit contains at least 6 vitamins, such as zeaxanthin, nicotinic acid and riboflavin, which protect against muscular degeneration.

Moreover, certain studies suggest that sufficient vitamin B6 levels are associated with better brain performance, thus preventing aging-related mental decline. Of course, there are plenty of brain exercises to keep your mind sharp and improve specific mental tasks as you age, but nothing tops good nutrition in keeping your brain healthy.

A recent study showed that the polyphenolic compounds of palm fruits can improve memory and learning, and have the potential of lowering the risk of Alzheimer’s. However, these findings are yet to be confirmed.


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