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Benefits of Dates -
Dried dates provide an abundance of healthy fiber and micro-nutrients. In just two dried dates, you can expect:
- >3 grams of Fiber
- Vitamins and Minerals
Dried dates also happen to be jam-packed with another micronutrient referred to as polyphenols.
What Foods Contain Polyphenols?
Widely known for the antioxidant benefits, polyphenols serve your body well and help improve digestive issues and treat several diseases such as neurodegenerative disease and cardiovascular diseases.
In this recipe, the dates are not the only heavy-hitting polyphenol loaded component. Polyphenols exist in many nuts & drupes. To give you an idea -
|Ingredient||Polyphenol per 100ml|
|Cocoa Powder||3448 mg|
|Dried Dates||488 mg|
- 1 frozen banana
- 2-3 pitted, dried dates
- ¼ cup toasted pecans
- 1 cup vanilla almond milk
- 2 scoop protein powder
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- ½ teaspoon nutmeg
- ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 pinch of salt
- 1/2 tablespoon pure maple syrup (optional)
In blender, combine all ingredients and blend until smooth.
To get the most our of your AGN Roots Grass-Fed Whey, use a low agitation mode on your blender to avoid mechanically denaturing the protein powder.
Learn More: What is Denatured Whey Protein?
Add pecans to garnish.