Date Palm: Composition, Health Claim and Food Applications
Date palm tree is considered as one of the oldest and main staple and ancient crops in Southwest Asia and North Africa. Date palm fruits possess high nutritional and therapeutic value with significant antioxidant, flavonoids, antibacterial and anti-proliferative properties. It is known for its intense natural sweet taste. This review provides a deep insight about its composition, antioxidant potential, role in combating various kinds of metabolic and diet related diseases and also highlights their applications as useful to the pharmaceutical and nutraceutical industries in the development of natural compound based industrial products.
Date Palm, Antioxidant, Flavonoids, Health Benefits, Application
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