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Jumbo Medjool dates are hand-selected for their superior quality and size. Our Jumbo Medjools are twice as large as all the other dates, yet they have a relatively small pit. Excellent for stuffing with your favorite filling such as cream cheese or peanut butter; adding to your favorite recipe, or just eating right out of the box! An elegant addition to any table, Medjool dates are always a welcome contribution to any gathering and make an exquisite gift, perfect for any occasion.


An excellent premium quality, the highest grade, and our most popular selling Medjool Date here on the arm. Hand select which means you only get the greatest of the harvest. O the best texture and we grade our Jumbos by their uniform size. JUMBO is the biggest date available from our farm, has an excellent texture, and is moist, soft and very sweet. If you are going to eat a date as it is, we recommend our premium JUMBO Medjool dates.

Origin:
Medjool dates, commonly referred to as the king of dates. This is because they are highly regarded especially in the Middle East and North Africa where they are believed to have originated. Though there are various varieties of dates, Medjool dates are considered soft, while there are others which are either dry or semi-dry; this depending on texture and taste. Medjool dates are nutritious and healthy with innumerable health benefits.

Health benefits:


Multiple Nutrients
Medjool dates are loaded with calories, carbohydrates, proteins and no fat. The sugar in them is usually glucose, fructose, and traces of sucrose and maltose.

Fiber Rich
Medjool dates have a great amount of dietary fiber, supplying you with 27% of the recommended daily allowance. Their soluble fiber is important in regulation of blood sugar as well as levels of cholesterol. Notably, the beta-D-glucan in Medjool dates aids in water absorption hence adding bulk to stool. This prevents constipation.

Source of Potassium
Medjool dates contain more potassium than other known mineral to man. Potassium assists in balancing body pH, maintaining intercellular fluid balance as well as blood sugar regulation. Deficiency in this mineral could cause elevated blood pressure hence the 20% RDA comes handy.


Rich in Copper
With 18 percent of the recommended daily allowance of copper mineral, Medjool dates are useful in the body for absorption of iron, the formation of collagen, red blood cells formation, healthy nervous system as well as energy generation.


Provides Satiety
Medjool dates are great foods to control addiction for sweet foods. Their high fiber content keeps you full for long hence curbing the cravings. It also aids in keeping a healthy digestive system, thanks to loads of both soluble and insoluble dietary fiber and plenty of amino acids. Additionally, it helps in dealing with irritable bowel and constipation.


Reference:
http://healthbenefitsofeating.com/fruit/9-health-benefits-medjool-dates/
http://www.marthasgardensdatefarms.com/JUMBO-11-Lbs-Medjool-Dates-Box-JUM011.htm
http://www.dateland.com/jumbo-medjool-dates/