MAJOR foods in the diet of the Arab world is urma or dates. It is so important that it is called the “bread of the desert”, and in ancient Greece was known as the “fruit of the gods”. It grows in desert oases, the women’s palms, in huge bunches. It is the only plant in the Sahara, which man can help to survive. Palm trees grow in March, when done pollination necessary for the creation of fruit. The transfer of pollen from the male flowers of palms in women perform specially trained people and this is the only way of pollination.
In the health and nutritional terms, dates are considered the healthiest fruits on the planet. It is easy to digest, but long kept satiety. The rights are rich in vitamins, great for kids and adults. A rich source of natural fibers, which are necessary for good bowel movement. The natural sugar that dates possess the enviable quantities, is the perfect alternative to regular sugar. This fruit is extremely effective in the treatment of anemia, hypertension, cholesterol, and other diseases, and even cancer.
Anemic people should eat them as much as possible, because they are an excellent source of iron, especially recommended for children during puberty and pregnant women. In addition, lower cholesterol and strengthen the heart. The drug is made by the overnight dates with seeds watered. In the morning, the seeds tend, a fleshy part dates grind in a blender along with the water in which they spent the night. It takes a few times during the day to strengthen the heart.
Are excellent and vision because they contain lutein and zeaxanthin. They are especially important for the health of the mesh and the macula of the eye, which is why they are called “vitamins for the eyes”. These two ingredients may prevent damage to the macula, which occurs in old age.
They stop and diarrhea, because they are rich in potassium. Regular consumption regulate bowel movements. It helps that the food is faster and easier to digest, and the surplus as soon as possible out of the body. Laxative of urmi to stimulate lazy bowel saved by the evening in cold water to sink a few fruits. During the night they let the juice, which is the morning drink on an empty stomach.
When eaten in moderation, quickly saturate, so they are good for weight loss. But, if you are overreacting, quickly comes to obesity because kilogram of this fruit contains nearly 3,000 calories.
Pregnant women a month before childbirth regularly eat dates, have less pain during childbirth and less bleeding, proven by scientists in research at the University of Science and Technology in Jordan. In addition, mothers help to produce enough milk for your baby and your mood, so as to prevent postpartum.