Diet while dating
Dates are a delicious way to increase your magnesium intake more gently. Higher choline intake is associated with better memory and learning, making it a key nutrient for children and older adults at risk for Alzheimer’s. One dried date provides nearly 140 milligrams of this valuable nutrient.
Scientists believe that high potassium intake protects bone mass by reducing the amount of calcium excreted through the kidneys.
Web MD reminds us that “by reducing the number of carbohydrates a person eats, the body is forced to burn fat for energy, a process called "ketosis".
This ketosis is the same process that kicks in when someone is fasting - on purpose, or because of starvation.
Since a ketogenic approach is often as low as 50 grams of net carbohydrates per day – high carb foods are generally not a regular keto staple. Fruit, for example – is not a regular carbohydrate.
When you first switch to a keto approach, you will likely have many questions about which foods you can, and cannot eat.
Ingredients: 2/3 cup (170 m L) raw sunflower seeds 2/3 cup (170 m L) raw macadamia nuts or brazil 1/2 cup (125 m L) raw walnuts or pecans 1 cup (250 m L) raw pumpkin seeds ½ tsp (2.5 m L) sea salt 1 tsp (5 m L) ground cinnamon 4 tbsp (60 m L) vegan protein powder 1 tsp (5 m L) spirulina powder 16 whole Majool dates, pitted 2 tsp pure vanilla ¼ cup (60 m L) lemon juice ½ cup (125 m L) dried shredded coconut Directions: 1. The mix should come together when squished with hands. Roll in coconut and store covered in the fridge until needed.
Combine all the dry ingredients into a food processor (sunflower seeds, macadamias, walnuts cinnamon, protein powder, pumpkin seed and sea salt) process until you get a crumb like consistency.
In addition to our aforementioned three aspects of disease-prevention, dates are also anti-diabetic, a sex hormone modulator, hepato-protective, anti-microbial, and nephron-protective.
In a word – dates are ‘fantastically’ good for your health.
The benefits of dates are numerous - ranging from fiber content, to inflammation reduction, to aiding with anemia, in addition to boosting energy, reducing stroke risk, improving bone health, and more.