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Jurgis Lecas. 2024-01-04.

The Power of Dates in GO100 Bars

At GO100, we are committed to enhancing your gut health and overall well-being through our nutrient-packed bars. Recent studies, including a comprehensive one published by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), have shed light on the incredible benefits of date palm fruits — a key ingredient in our bars. Here’s how the humble date can revolutionize your gut health and potentially inhibit colon cancer cell proliferation.

The Mighty Date Palm Fruit

Date palm fruits (Phoenix dactylifera L.) are more than just a sweet treat; they are a rich source of dietary fiber and polyphenols. These components have been shown to have a profound effect on gut bacterial changes, leading to enhanced colon health. The study specifically explores how whole date fruit extract (DDE) and its polyphenol-rich extract (DPE) can significantly increase the growth of beneficial bacteria such as bifidobacteria, a marker of a healthy gut.

Enhanced Gut Microbial Ecology

Our GO100 bars, with their rich date content, can contribute to a balanced gut microbiota. The study highlights how date consumption can lead to an increase in beneficial bacterial growth and a decrease in the growth of pathogens. This balance is crucial for maintaining gut health and can impact everything from digestion to immune function.

Potential Antiproliferative Effects

One of the most striking findings of the study is the potential of date extracts to act as antiproliferative agents, particularly against colon cancer cells. While more research is needed in this area, it’s an encouraging step towards understanding how diet can play a role in reducing the risk of certain diseases.

Why Choose GO100 Bars?

Incorporating GO100 bars into your diet offers a convenient and delicious way to harness the power of dates and other gut-friendly ingredients. Here are a few reasons why our bars stand out:

Nutrient-Rich: Packed with resistant starch, collagen, MCT oil, glycine, and now the highlighted date palm fruit extracts, each bar is designed to support gut health and overall vitality.
Allergen-Free: Catering to various dietary needs, our bars are gluten-free, dairy-free, and allergen-free, making them suitable for everyone.
Sustainable Sourcing: In line with our commitment to the environment and high-quality ingredients, we ensure sustainable practices in sourcing our dates and other components.

Read the full article here: ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4473134/

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