A Date is the fruit of the date palm, Phoenix dactylifera. Three main types exist:
A 100 gram portion of fresh dates is a premium source of vitamin C and supplies 230 kcal (960 kJ) of energy. 100 grams of dried dates, one the other hand, provides 3 grams of dietary fibre and supplies 270 kcal (1130 kJ) of energy.
During Ramadan dates and milk is a traditional first meal when the sun sets.
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2 Varieties of dates
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