They are little goodness bombs. They are high in body-repairing anti-oxidants, and good, kind saturated fats that give you sustained energy and support brain function. Also, Protein! Lots of it, which is vital for slow-release energy. And they contain copper, which boosts your red blood cell efficiency, immune system, and iron absorption. There are also B Vitamins, Manganese, blood-sugar supporting Magnesium and Fiber.
Dates are like nature’s caramels, deliciously sweet little natural energy powerhouses, but also full of fiber, potassium, copper and other key nutrients. And while dates are naturally high in fructose (natural fruit sugars), they are balanced out in this case by their natural fibers, and their blood sugar balancing friends, pumpkin seeds, and cacao.
Desiccated coconut is a brilliant source of good, blood-sugar and heart supporting fats, and boasts high anti-fungal and antiviral properties. It also has impressive levels of fiber and protein and, of course, it tastes like being on holiday! To give you an idea of the density of health boosting goodness of these nutritional warriors, just think that the flesh of one medium coconut and it’s water gives an adult almost all of their daily essential minerals, vitamins, and energy.