EXCELLENT ADDITION TO YOGURT
Date syrup provides unique benefits when used with milk in producing yogurt, including sweetening, flavoring and increasing nutritional value while improving yogurt’s sensory impact. Organic date syrup contains a high amount of healthy minerals including: zinc, magnesium, potassium, iron, calcium and of course sugar. If you want to learn more about the benefits of date syrup call Woodspur Farms. Have questions about syrup calories, date nectar or how many carbs are in syrup? Give us a call, we’d be glad to answer any questions you may have about date nutrition facts.
Sensory Evaluation Scores of Yogurt Enriched with Date Syrup
Percent of Date Syrup Addition
9-point Hedonic Scale:
1=dislike extremely to 9=like extremely.
Source: Adapted from Gad et al. (2010).
1 CUP OF DATE SYRUP
IS EQUAL TO
1 CUP OF MOLASSES
Date Paste is sold in 620-lb. barrel.
Uses of Date Syrup
Date syrup is not only good for you but it can also serve as a great healthy alternative to sugar and other natural sweeteners. It contains more nutrients and minerals than honey or maple syrup. The protein found in dates contains a wide selection of amino acids and vitamins. In addition, it’s high in antioxidants, fiber and is cheap to make. Date syrups can be used for a wide variety of diets. These include raw vegan, paleo and no added sugar diets. It can also be used in bakery goods, regular dishes such as fish or poultry, nuts and a wide selection of other types of food.
Delicious and Feisty
Middle Easterners have long consumed date syrup for its curative properties. New evidence shows that date syrup indeed has an antibacterial effect. Researchers at Cardiff Metropolitan University in Wales presented data in 2015 that showed traditionally prepared date syrup inhibited the growth of several bacteria – including Staphylococcus aureus, Escherichia coli, Enterococcus spp and Pseudomonas aeruginosa. In side-by-side comparisons, date syrup worked even more effectively than Manuka honey, which is currently used in wound dressings.