DRIED DATES INGREDIENTS: sulfur dioxide free, no added sugar, dried pitted dates
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: Pakistan
Gerbs Dried Fruit Allergy Statement
Gerbs Dried Dates do not contain any harmful cancer-causing preservatives. They are unsulphured/SO2 Free, Potassium Sorbate Free, Sodium Nitrate/Nitrate Free and Sodium Benzoate Free.
All of our raw ingredients are processed, packaged, handled, stored, and shipped by trained staff in our family owned & operated facility in Johnston, Rhode Island on dedicated Non-GMO, Vegan, and Kosher Equipment. No co-packers. No co-manufacturers. For anyone with a mild to severe food allergy or a family with one, we wish to assure you that this is why Gerbs handles all aspects of production & operation, and we are among a handful of companies in the world who can state this.
This product was sourced by the Buyers at Gerbs who partner with the world’s top dedicated Natural, non-GMO, and farms that harvest in dedicated facilities on dedicated equipment so there is no risk of the top food allergen’s and/or cross-contamination. Our goal is to give the Allergy Community relief in the battle of living with food allergies.
Dried Dates Nutritional Benefits
Dried Dates Fruit or ‘Phoenix Dactylifera’ is one of the most nutritious foods that can either be eaten fresh or dried. Dry dates are known to be an all-in-one natural remedy for a number of health-related problems. From boosting your energy levels to taking care of your cardiovascular health, date fruits have multifaceted benefits to offer. You can also consume them for enhancing your beauty
1. Improves Overall Health:
Dried dates are considered to be a gold mine of vitamins. They contain a wide range of vitamins including Vitamin A, C, E, K, B2, B6, niacin and thiamin. These vitamins are vital for our health and wellness. Therefore, consuming dry dates is beneficial for improving our overall health.
2. Source of Essential Minerals:
Dried dates also have all essential minerals like iron, potassium, selenium, magnesium, phosphorous and copper, without which our body cells cannot perform their regular activities.
3. Rich Iron Source:
Dates are a great source of iron, one of the most vital minerals in a body. Iron is a major component in red blood corpuscles or haemoglobin and plays a key role in maintaining the amount of blood cells as well as regulating the flow of oxygen in the body. Hence, people who suffer from anaemia (decrease in blood cells) can get immense benefits from dry dates.
4. Rich Calcium Content:
Calcium content in dry dates is very high. Calcium, being a crucial element of our skeletal system, is necessary for keeping our bones and teeth safe and strong. So, including a handful of dates in your daily diet will be a great choice to stay away from bone problems (osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, etc.) and dental problems (tooth decay).
5. Heals Bowel Illnesses:
The dietary fiber in dry dates is known to heal constipation effectively. They can keep our colon clear by increasing the amount of fecal matter. They also act as laxatives and facilitate the movement of bowel within our body.
6. Benefits Cardiovascular System:
The effects of dry dates on our cardiovascular system are also quite appreciated by the experts. They are really low in fat and contain no cholesterol. Moreover, they are capable of controlling the level of low-density lipoprotein or bad cholesterol in our bloodstream. Low sodium and high potassium content of dry dates are also extensively beneficial for keeping the blood pressure under control.
7. Excellent Anti-Oxidant:
Several researches have shown that dry dates possess excellent anti-oxidative properties, which make our digestion smoother and keep our stomach healthy. Being full of essential amino acids as well as soluble and insoluble fibers, they increase the secretion of digestive juices and enhance the absorption of foodstuffs. Apart from these, dry dates are also beneficial in curing disorders like acidity, stomach ulcers, heart burn and colitis.
8. Improves Muscle Strength:
Another amazing aspect of eating dry dates is increased muscle strength. They have significant effects on our heart muscles and are known to make our heart stronger. Pregnant women should consume dry dates regularly as they can strengthen uterus muscles and make the birth of the child easier.
9. Great Energy Booster:
Dry date consists of a huge amount of natural sugar (glucose and fructose), which eventually makes them a great energy booster. You can enhance your physical stamina to a greater extent with the help of these nourishing fruits.
10. Packed with Calories:
If you need to consume MORE calories, dry dates are ideal. They are packed with calories and you can gain in muscles without putting on much weight.
11. Repairs Damaged Skin Cells:
Dry date is a natural resource of Vitamin B5 or pantothenic acid. It is highly beneficial for skin cells as it can repair damage caused by free radicals. So, if you want to get firm and naturally beautiful skin, dry dates can be a good aid.
12. Maintains Healthy Skin:
The Vitamin A content of a dry date is helpful to maintain the health of our skin. It can eliminate dry and dead skin cells, and regenerate fresh and new ones. Consequently, we get healthy, bright and glowing skin.
13. Fights Ageing & Promotes Skin Youthfulness:
We have already talked about the anti-oxidative properties of it. These are advantageous for our skin too. As our skin gets rid of free radicals, it becomes firm and toned. In short, dry dates help us fight against untimely ageing and make us youthful. Loaded with vital nutrients, dried dates can nourish our skin and improve its texture. Regular consumption of these fruits can result in smoother and fairer skin.
14. Maintains Hair Health:
Vitamin B5 present in dry dates is helpful in maintaining the health of our tresses. By including this superfood in your daily diet, you can prevent a number of hair problems like brittle hair, split ends, and so on.
15. Nourishes Hair Roots & Scalp:
If you are suffering from excessive hair fall, dry dates can be of great help. It provides nourishment to hair roots as well as scalp and makes your hairs stronger. Thus, we can flaunt our silky and shiny hair.
Enjoy Our Dried DATES
- Every day – Anytime Snack Food
- Greek Yogurt
- Oatmeal and/or Cereal
- Salad Topper
- Cookies & Baked Goods