Dry Dates | Kharik
Kharek or Dried Dates are oval-cylindrical in shape. When dates are unripe, they come bright red to bright yellow in color, depending on the type of dates. Dates contain a single seed.Good dates are light brown and shiny, do not stick to one another and are not infested with mites. Dates are a surprising combination of nice sticky sweetness and good health too! They are available in various varieties, of which the black and red ones are quite popular. Dates are a great source of various vitamins and minerals, energy, sugar and fiber. Some of the vitamins they have include thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, folate, vitamin A and vitamin K. It has proven very helpful in fighting diseases like osteoporosis as they contain copper, manganese, selenium and calcium and all of these are necessary for good bone development. Nicotine found in dates induces the growth of friendly bacteria which aids digestion. Dates also contain organic sulfur which help reducing allergic reactions in the body.