Dates are a very rich source of vitamins and minerals and are very beneficial for the body.

The benefits of dates are as follows:
¬ Dates are free from cholesterol and do not contain excessive fat amounts.
¬ The potassium in the dates reduces cholesterol and also lessens the risk of a stroke.
¬ Dates are rich sources of iron. People who are suffering from iron deficiency can include dates in their diet to hike their iron levels.