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  1. Dates Done by Fatma Rashid 200904369 Dr. Lama Al-Khuja

  2. Outline:- • Introduction • Vitamins in dates • Minerals in dates • Diseases associated with dates • References

  3. Introduction • Phoenix dactylifera L. is the scientific name of dates. (Krueger, 2011) • Dates considered as an ideal food. (Al-shahib, 2003)

  4. Vitamins • Vitamin C • Vitamin A • Vitamin B2 (riboflavin) • vitamin B1 (thiamin) • Niacin (Al-shahib, 2003)

  5. Minerals • Phosphorus • Zinc • Sodium • Aluminum • Cadmium • Chloride • Sulfur • Lead (Al-shahib, 2003) • Boron • Selenium • Iron • Calcium • Copper • Fluorine • Magnesium • Manganese • Potassium

  6. Diseases associated with minerals! • Selenium is the excellent source can found in dates. • High potassium and low sodium contents in dates. (Al-farsi, 2005)

  7. Diseases associated with minerals! • Tooth decay. • Brain cancer. • Rheumatism. (Al-shahib, 2003)

  8. Diseases associated with minerals! • Dates used as iron supplements rather than iron tablets. (Al-shahib, 2003) • Extracts of the dates provided to the women after childbirth stimulate their immune system. (Chaira, 2007)

  9. Diseases associated with vitamins! • Liver damage. • Edema and intestinal problems. • Cold and fever. (Krueger, 2011)

  10. References • AL-FARSI, M. (2005). Compositional and Sensory Characteristics of Three Native Sun-Dried Date (Phoenix dactylifera L.) Varieties Grown in Oman. Agricultural and Food Chemistry., 7586-7591. • Al-shahib, W. (2003). The fruit of the date palm: its possible use as the best food for the future? Food Sciences and Nutrition, 247 - 259. • Chaira, N. (2007). Chemical Composition of the Flesh and Pit of Data Palm Fruit and RedicalScaveging Activity of Their Extracts. Biological Sciences, 2202-2207. • Krueger, R. (2011, September 1). The Date Palm (Phoenix dactylifera L.): Overview of Biology, Uses, and Cultivation . Retrieved May 1, 2013, from Hot Science: http://hortsci.ashspublications.org/content/42/5/1077.full.p