Chinese red dates have 70x to 80x higher levels of Vitamin C than grapes and apples.
Red dates also contain loads of Vitamin A, B1, B2, protein, calcium, phosphorous, iron and magnesium. This makes them great for people suffering and recovering from serious health conditions.
red dates help to stimulate the production of white blood cells – which improves immunity and protects the liver.
It is believed that they also suppress cancer-causing cells and reduce cholesterol. In all ancient traditional Chinese herbal text books, red dates are always mentioned for strengthening the spleen and stomach Qi (energy) – which in turns helps to digest food, tonify blood and tranquilize the mind.
Renown for enriching and replenishing blood, many Chinese women eat red dates during their special time of the month. red dates have also been labeled as the herbal elixir of life as people claimed it guarantees youthful looking skin