Jujube fruit which is also popularly known as the Chinese date or the red date because of its striking resemblance to the dates. It varies from different sizes of being as small as a cherry or to becoming as large as that of a plum. The fruit can be consumed both when it’s ripped as well as when it’s green.
So let’s have a look at the health benefits that the fruit offers in our day-to-day lifestyle.
Helps in maintaining weight
Jujube fruit is widely used for its weight reducing benefits. It is power-packed with a lot of nutrients and fibres that helps in reducing our body’s extra weight and to shed those extra kilos around our belly area.
Helps in lowering glucose levels
Jujube also helps in lowering blood glucose levels for diabetic patients. It also helps in reducing the risk of diabetic related complications that may take place. It’s rich in Vitamin A that further helps in improving the insulin sensitivity in our body.
Helps in fighting cancer and improving skin health
This fruit also has ingredients like Vitamin C that helps in providing an anti-aging effect on our skin that overall enhances our look as well as giving an youthful glow on our face. It also fights cancerous germs and prevents our body from developing certain types of cancers.
Beneficial for bone health
It is a fruit which has greater presence of minerals such as magnesium, manganese, copper and potassium that helps in improving bone health and alleviates pain in the joints and also aid in relieving one from osteoporosis( a condition where the bones become very weak and fragile).
Helps in regulating easy bowel movements
Jujube has also proved to be efficient in regularising bowel problems in humans. It is said that if Jujube is consumed daily, then one can get relief from constipation. Because of its rich presence of dietary fibres, it has proven to have effect in constipated patients.
Helps in improving immune system
Jujube contains a great amount of Vitamin C in it which helps in improving our overall immunity. It helps in resolving issues like sore throats and cold. It is said that if one consumes Jujube daily then one will have an improved Immune System.
For an improved sleep routine
Jujube has proven to effectively induce sound sleep among people who suffer from slight insomnia. It helps in calming down the nervous system that in turn helps in providing a good amount of sleep. It is advisable to consume warm jujube tea before hitting the bed to get a restful sleep.
These are a few striking health benefits that one can simply obtain by consuming Jujube daily. It is such a fruit that can be consumed ripped, unripped , in liquid form or in pickle form to get the maximum benefits out of it, without losing its actual properties.