Carbohydrate and Fiber Counts for Dates
- ¼ cup chopped dates: 24 grams effective (net) carbohydrate plus 3 grams fiber and 105 calories.
- 1 oz dates: 19 grams effective (net) carbohydrate plus 2 grams fiber and 79 calories.
Glycemic Index for DatesOne study of dates had an average GI of 103 (very high -- even higher than glucose).
Glycemic Load of Dates
- ¼ cup chopped dates: 14
1 ounce dates: 11
Health Benefits of DatesDates are fairly high in minerals, including potassium, manganese, and magnesium.
More Information About Dates at Calorie Count Plus.
More Carb Profiles:
Leroux, MarcusFoster-Powell, Kaye, Holt, Susanna and Brand-Miller, Janette. "International table of glycemic index and glycemic load values: 2002." American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Vol. 76, No. 1, 5-56, (2002).
USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 20.