Dates — edible fruits of a date palm tree — a widespread food product, are widely available as dried fruits. For industrial cultivation certain grades of a date palm tree are used.
Dates contain 60 — 65% of carbohydrates - the highest percent in comparison with other fruit, is also present copper, iron, magnesium, zinc, manganese, potassium, calcium, phosphorus, sodium, aluminum, cadmium, cobalt, sulfur, pine forest, a protein, oil; 23 types of various amino acids which are absent in the majority of other fruit.
Pectin, food fibers which reduce risk of some cancer diseases. The fluorine protecting teeth from caries. The selenium reducing the risk of cancer diseases strengthening immune system and reducing risk of heart diseases.