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FIVE SURPRISING SIDE EFFECTS OF EATING TOO MANY DATES

Published By Moushumi Mahanta | 25 Jun, 2024
Many people are unaware of the potentially harmful side effects of consuming dates. While this tropical treat is a popular snack, excessive consumption can lead to serious health issues.
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Here are some side effects of consuming excessive dates:
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Abdominal Problems

Excessive consumption of dates can cause abdominal issues such as pain, gas, bloating, and diarrhea. 
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Weight Gain

Despite their high fiber content, dates are also calorie-dense and can contribute to significant weight gain if consumed excessively.
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Skin Rashes

Dried fruits such as dates can induce skin rashes due to sulfites added for preservation. 
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Not Suitable for Babies

Dates pose a choking hazard for babies due to their thick texture and difficulty in digestion, potentially causing complications.
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Triggers Asthma

Dates can trigger allergies which may lead to asthma. Individuals prone to allergies should take extra precautions.
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