Mira Rajput Kapoor enjoys a massive fan following on Instagram and often takes to her social media handle to share fitness and health tips with her followers. Recently, she dropped a post on Zaghloul dates and their health benefits. Posting a small video reel highlighting the various benefits of this fruit, she captioned it as, “Zaghloul Dates. Saw these on the roadside carts and I was curious! I’m sure you’ve spotted them and wondered what they are! Full of health benefits, seasonal & good for the gut. Enjoy!”
Check out her post here:
Zaghloul dates resemble giant red grapes and taste like crisp apples. They often have deep red or burgundy skin, with crisp flesh. Their taste is sweet, and one may also taste a hint of astringency, and notes of cinnamon and sugar cane. Mira, in her post, made her fans aware of the many health benefits of this fruit:
1. High amounts of B-complex vitamins
These dates have high amounts of B-complex vitamins, a water-soluble nutrient that is critical for certain bodily functions, such as transforming food into energy, and the production of red blood cells. It also boosts immune function and maintains bone and hair health. B-complex vitamin-rich foods are also beneficial for brain health and help reduce the risk of cognitive decline and dementia.
2. High amounts of vitamin A and K
Mira mentioned in her post that Zaghloul dates are a rich source of vitamin A and K. Vitamin A rich foods are essential for many processes in your body, such as maintaining healthy vision, boosting the immune system, and reduces the risk of acne and breakouts. It also promotes the growth of healthy bones and aids reproduction. Vitamin K, on the other hand, prevents blood clotting, aids bone metabolism, and promotes bone health.
3. Good source of iron, phosphorous, potassium and antioxidants
This nutrient-rich fruit helps ensure an adequate intake of iron, potassium, phosphorus and antioxidants. These nutrients boost cell health, aids metabolism, promotes bone growth and improves the immunity system. This nutritious and delicious treat is also helpful in reducing the risk factors for heart disease.
4. Helps to boost ojas
Mira pointed out that Zaghlol dates can help boost ojas, a Sanskrit term meaning ‘vigor’. Ojas is essentially the energy of the body and mind and is known to strengthen muscles, tissues, and improve endurance. It protects the health of cells, and hence, is critical for all bodily functions, and mental wellbeing.
She ended the post by urging her fans and followers to get their hands on this delicious fruit as soon as possible due to its seasonal availability.
So, ladies, grab these delicious dates and enjoy the amazing health benefits!