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Date Syrup Nutrition Facts

Date Syrup Nutrition Facts

Referenced from: http://woodspurfarming.com/sites/woodspur/files/WoodspurFarms-Dates.pdf

Our date products are 100% Natural & Organic and have only one ingredient; Organic Date! Our Date syrup is minimally processed so maintain all the goodness.

Date Syrup Characteristics:

  • Less sweet than agave, honey, or maple syrup
  • Similar to molasses in form but runnier
  • Date Syrup taste has a hint of caramel, vanilla and maple
  • High Polyphenols anti-oxidant in Date Syrup makes it a great anti-inflammatory (best sweetener for your Golden Turmeric latte)
  • Date Syrup is high in healthy minerals such as Potassium, phosphorus, magnesium, zinc, ...

Refer to the table below for comparison of the most common natural sweeteners.


A Natural Wellbeing Enhancer:
Common health problems, are associated with inflammation in the body. Antioxidants, particularly polyphenols from fruit, have shown to neutralize radicals and reduce the damage caused by inflammation.

Dates ran high in antioxidant polyphenols. In fact, a recent study showed date polyphenols inhibited the development of COX1 & COX2, enzymes associated with inflammation.
Reference to: http://woodspurfarming.com/sites/woodspur/files/WoodspurFarms-Dates.pdf



Nutrition Benefits:
Like whole dates and other date products, date syrup has many nutritional benefits. because date syrup is an invert sugar, it's easily absorbed and assimilated by body. It's also a good source of fiber, particularly the soluble fiber beta-D-Glucan, which helps people feel sated.

Benefits of date Syrup:
  • Adds sweetness without refined sugar
  • 78% invert sugar
  • High fiber content
  • Low-Glycemic index food
  • 16 vitamins & minerals
  • No cholesterol
  • Good source of Phenolics
  • Good source of natural antioxidants
  • 50% more potassium, by weight, than banana

The Mineral Wealth of Dates:
  • Dates contain 2.5 times more Potassium per weight compared to banana. According to the World Health Organization. Potassium plays an important role in reducing blood pressure and risk of cardiovascular disease
  • A cup of dates provides 63 milligram of Magnesium. Magnesium helps in protein synthesis, blood glucose control, and muscle and nervous system
  • Florine content in Dates haps prevent teeth decay
  • Selenium in dates helps in cancer prevention and haps immune system
  • Dates are considered a good source for iron deficiencies and anemia
  • 1/2 cup of dates supply 18% of daily Copper value. Copper helps your body to absorb Iron and to form blood cells
  • Sulfur in dates helps with SAR (Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis), which affects 23 Million people in US alone


To Use:
I cannot tell you enough about the great nutrition facts and health benefits of Date Syrup. I strongly believe dates are the best alternative to not only sugar but even other natural sweeteners.

Date Syrup can replace any syrup or sweetener in your household. It is the optimal 100% natural Syrup. date Syrup contains more nutrients and minerals compared to Maple Syrup and Honey. No wonder dates are called "Brain food". Another benefit is that dates have low GI index.
  • Drizzle over pancakes & waffles
  • Add to smoothies,
  • Drizzle over oatmeal, cereal or porridge
  • Use in baking and making healthy bars
  • Use as a sweetener to replace any other sweetener, add to your tea, coffee, gold milk, ...


Caution: There are many date syrup products in the market that have added sugar, are burnet in the making process, or have gone sour due to lengthy transportation from overseas, Our date syrup is 100% natural with not sugar added. Choose wisely and have your health in mind.



Useful Links

Following are also some articles online regarding the benefits of date fruit or derivatives:

Note: We are providing the following links for your reference and do not claim ownership. It is totally up to the individual to do a thorough research.

· Health Benefits Of Dates – Promoting Heart, Brain, And Digestive Health: http://naturalsociety.com/health-benefits-of-dates-7-reasons-eat-date-fruit/

· Dates Nutrition facts and health benefits:http://www.nutrition-and-you.com/dates.html

· Cancer Cure!: http://www.healthymuslim.com/articles/ipgbfzokh-ajwa-dates-contain-cancer-preventing-property.cfm

· Are dates the new Low Glycemic (GI) sugar Substitute: https://www.fromthegrapevine.com/israeli-kitchen/a...

· Date Syrup: New Meaning For an Age-Old Sweet: http://zesterdaily.com/baking-wrecipe/date-syrup-5...

· Sprouting:
https://www.nuthut.ca/pages/sprouting-information

· Date Syrup has anti-bacterial compounds that are more effective than honey: http://www.sciencealert.com/date-syrup-could-fend-off-bacterial-infections


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