Here’s some more fun date nutrition facts. Dates are the naturally lowest moisture whole fruit because they are grown in the arid desert. While most fruits range from 75 – 95 percent moisture, fresh whole dates are less than 30 percent moisture; making them a naturally dry fruit.
Nutrient Density means the nutrients are equal to or more than calories per serving. Dates have 110 calories per a 40 gram serving equal to 6% of a 2000 calorie daily diet.
Date varieties are not all the same size.
To determine the nutritional value of a date use this method
to find out medjool dates calories:
6 medium dates = 18 calories each
3 large dates = 37 calories each
2 jumbo dates = 55 calories each