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Ajwa Aliya Dates 500g

$60.00

Sacred’s premium Ajwa Aliya dates are sourced directly from the farmer in the city of Madinah, Saudi Arabia. It is in this specific location that the highest-graded Ajwa Aliya dates are grown, due to the climate and soil. For many, the pleasure and power in Ajwa Aliya dates are derived from the Prophetic tradition that states, “The ‘ajwa’ dates of ‘Aliya’ contain healing effects and these are antidote in the early morning.” (Sahih Muslim Book)

Through recent years a growing interest in Ajwa Aliya dates has elicited an array of studies which revealed that Ajwa dates have a higher nutritional composition than other dates, consisting of fatty acids (14), minerals (15), amino acids (23), dietary fibres and vitamins (six). This makes it a wellness powerhouse and a healthy, satisfying sweet fix!

Another interesting find through preclinical studies was that Ajwa dates and its pits are enriched with certain phenolic and flavonoids, which are responsible for its rich source of antioxidants. As well, dates are the only fruit to contain flavonoid sulphates, with studies attributing this to its anti-coagulant, anti-inflammatory and anti-tumour activity.

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Taste

Ajwa Aliya dates are among the tastiest dates on the market, with notes of honey, caramel, and  slight touch of cinnamon. Known for its round size, being slightly firm and plump inside, it is absolutely scrumptious!

Reputation

Ajwa Aliya dates have a renowned reputation in the Islamic world for their healing effects. It is used to improve digestion, increase breast milk, help with constipation, prevent anemia, strengthen the nervous system and increase energy. An amazing effect of Ajwa Aliya dates is found in a study that attributes this fruit to increased fertility. It is also said to support prenatal health and is a source of support for the body during childbirth. 

Other healing attributed to these majestic dates stems from its predominant mineral of potassium. Harvard Health states, “Potassium is necessary for the normal functioning of all cells. It regulates the heartbeat, ensures proper function of the muscles and nerves, and is vital for synthesizing protein and metabolizing carbohydrates.”

Nutrients

For approx. 100 gm:
 0.4 mg vitamin C
2.7 mcg vitamin K
0.05 mg vitamin E
19 mcg folate
0.05 mg thiamine
 0.066 mg riboflavin
1.27 mg niacin
0.165 mg vitamin B6
39 mg calcium
656 mg potassium
43 mg magnesium
62 mg phosphorus
2 mg sodium
1 mg iron
0.29 mg zinc
 0.2 mg copper
 0.26 mg manganese
 3 mcg selenium

Consumption Method

Ajwa dates are a delightful snack, that can quickly curb the craving for processed sugars. While no special preparation is needed to enjoy these delicious dates, some like to replace the pit with an almond or even a chunk of cream cheese or butter. Others like using it to sweeten their smoothies, add in cakes, or even in their cereals.

Islamic tradition also promotes the specific consumption of Ajwa dates. Prophet Muhammed (peace be upon him) has said regarding these dates: “If somebody takes seven ‘ajwa dates in the morning, neither magic nor poison will hurt him that day.”  

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