Dates in high fiber diet

Diet description
Based on a complete diet that focuses more on fiber-rich food sources such as fruit, vegetables, whole grain, bread, and cereals.

Diet purpose
This diet promotes prevention or therapy of gastrointestinal, cardiovascular, and metabolic diseases including atonic constipation, cancer of the colon, gallstones, Crohn’s disease, atherosclerosis, diabetes, and obesity.

Dates in high fiber diet
Dates are high in fiber. Four dates contain 2g fiber or 9% daily value (Daily value = amount of nutrients per serving based on 2000 calorie diet) for fiber.

What to eat
A high fiber diet provides approximately 30 or more grams of dietary fiber.
Include high fiber vegetables in meals such as broccoli, lettuce, carrots, tomatoes, asparagus, etc. Whole grain cereals such as maize, brown rice, barley, oats, whole wheat bread, and bran contain higher fiber than refined grains, and, raw fruits like apple, banana, grapes, pineapple, watermelon are also high in fiber.

What to avoid
Avoid excessive amounts of fatty food such as creamy desserts, pastries, and highly refined cereals and bread.

7D VARIETY Recommendation
High fiber diet can help lower risk for diabetes, heart diseases and some types of cancer. Dates are top in fiber and can help you reach your fiber requirement per day. You might also like to add Energy Dates on your daily diet since these are rich in fiber and other nutrients.

However, 7D VARIETY reminds everyone to consult your doctor first before pushing through with changes in your diet. It is always best to be on the safe side, most notably when it comes to your health.