8 Health Benefits of Sukkari dates

Sukkari dates are the favorite dates of the majority of people living in Saudi Arabia due to its health benefits, nutrition value and cheap price. In this article, we have covered the health benefits of Sukkari dates and draw a comparison vs Medjool dates. Recommended: 10 Best Types of Dates in Saudi Arabia

  1. Keeps the skin healthy

A noticeable health benefit of eating Sukkari dates on a regular basis is that it keeps the skin healthy and moist. People especially women who want to take care of their skin, keep it alive, fresh and moist incorporate these dates in their daily diet.

  1. Maintain a balance of water

Talking about the nutrition value of Sukkari dates is that it contains a good level of sodium and potassium in them which has many health benefits for your body. This helps in maintaining a balanced level of water in the body too. Potassium helps the body in maintaining the blood pressure of the body.

  1. Improved digestion

Sukkari dates contain a high amount of natural fiber in it due to which its regular intake has the health benefit of improving digestion problems. In fact, it is much better to eat these dates to counter digestion issues rather than opting for artificial fibers and medicines.  Stomach problem such as constipation can also be cured by eating these dates.

  1. Curing anemia

As far as the nutrition composition of sukkari dates is concerned, they have a good amount of iron in them so much so that it allows to cure anemia which is a great health benefit. Eating these dates daily also helps in keeping the blood flow in check.

  1. Helps in losing weight

While being on a diet journey to lose weight, one often feels starved and there are hunger attacks which eventually making you eat more than your goals. In such a case, opting for sukkari dates is the best option as it is full of nutrition, fibers, and natural sugars which has many health benefits. The nutrition and fiber make you feel full while the natural sugars get absorbed easily.

  1. Controlling cholesterol levels

The greatest health benefits of eating Sukkari Dates is that it helps you reduce the cholesterol level in your blood. These dates contain proteins, fibers, and antioxidants and they are composed of good fats which helps the body control the cholesterol levels.

  1. Healthy brain and hair

People who have been struggling with regards to rough hair, hair fall, and other hair related issues should eat Sukkari dates on a regular basis due to its health benefits.

A good amount of fiber and proteins are responsible for giving you that smooth shiny hair and boost your intelligence. As sukkari dates have both proteins and fibers, they help in the formation of a healthy brain and hair!

  1. Diabetic Patients

Sukkari means sweet and people who are suffering from low diabetes issues should keep some of these dates in their pocket, office, car, and home. You can intake a lot of sugar in just a single date than anything else which is a great health benefit of Sukkari dates.

Sukkari vs Medjool Dates

People often draw a comparison between Sukkari vs Medjool dates as both of them are very sweet to eat. Sukkari and Medjool both are high in iron but Medjool contains a lot of calcium as well. However, considering the high level of sweetness in Medjool dates, diabetic patients try to avoid it. We have written a detailed article on this topic in another post.

The Price of Sukkari Dates in Saudi Arabia

If you have been living in Saudi Arabia, you must be interested to know the price of Sukkari dates in Saudi Arabia. Well, the price varies from the region to region. However, you will find the cheapest price of Sukkari dates in the city of Madina where it costs around SR 15 per Kg.

You can find these dates easily in almost every supermarket in Saudi Arabia as they are the most popular and highly consumed dates in Saudi Arabia.

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Steve has been living in Saudi Arabia since 2013 and writing about Saudi rules, regulations, guides, and procedures since then.