Dates (Medjool) is a food in the "Fruit" category and it is high in carbohydrates. It is a food with a moderate energy density: 100g provide about 13% of the recommended daily energy intake. Dates (Medjool) as a high content of sugar, which is why its daily consumption should be limited. Dates (Medjool) is rich in minerals and vitamins. The most present mineral is Potassium (K) and in 100g it contains enough Copper (Cu) to provide 40% of the daily requirement. The most common vitamin is Niacin (B3) and in 100g it contains enough Pantothenic acid (B5) to provide 16% of the daily requirement.
Glycemic Index: 46/100 (low)
Glycemic Load: 20/100 (low)
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|Calcium (Ca)||64 mg||5%|
|Iron (Fe)||1 mg||6%|
|Magnesium (Mg)||54 mg||13%|
|Phosphorus (P)||62 mg||5%|
|Potassium (K)||696 mg||15%|
|Sodium (Na)||1 mg||0%|
|Zinc (Zn)||0.44 mg||4%|
|Copper (Cu)||0.362 mg||40%|
|Manganese (Mn)||0.296 mg||13%|
|Thiamin (B1)||0.05 mg||4%|
|Riboflavin (B2)||0.06 mg||5%|
|Niacin (B3)||1.61 mg||10%|
|Pantothenic acid (B5)||0.805 mg||16%|
|Pyridoxine (B6)||0.249 mg||15%|
|Folate (B9)||0.015 mg||4%|
|Vitamin A||0.007 mg||1%|
|Vitamin K||0.0027 mg||2%|
|Aspartic acid||0.22 g|
|Glutamic acid||0.265 g|
This graph shows the relative percentage of each macronutrient in relation to the one most present. Dates (Medjool) is high in carbohydrates.
This graph shows the percentage of each vitamin in relation to the one most present. The most abundant vitamin is Niacin (B3). Niacin (B3) is a water soluble vitamin. This means that it is easily absorbed by the body and any excess is removed. Niacin (B3) helps maintain healthy skin and nerves and it helps lower cholesterol levels.
This graph shows the amount of each vitamin (green area) in relation to the recommended daily intake (gray line).
This graph shows the percentage of each mineral in relation to the one most present. The most abundant mineral is Potassium (K). Potassium (K) is labeled as macromineral because the body needs it in high amount. Potassium (K) helps the body keep proper fluid balance, nerve transmission, and muscle contraction.
This graph shows the amount of each mineral (green area) in relation to the recommended daily intake (gray line).
This graph shows the percentage of each essential amino acid in relation to the one most present. The most abundant aminoacid is Glutamic Acid.
This graph shows the amount of each essential amino acid (green area) in relation to the recommended daily intake (gray line).