Date Seed Coffee

What is Date Seed Coffee?

Date seeds contain large amounts of beneficial food ingredients like dietary fibres, polyphenols, and oleic acid. They are all associated with reduced risk of cardiovascular diseases and improved overall well-being.


Date seed normally has 10 to 15% of the total weight of a date. Date seeds are widely produced in the Middle East and the Arab countries. Historically, it is used as an animal feed ingredient but nowadays has turned into a coffee substitute product. Date seeds are made of, dietary fibre, carbohydrates, fat, and protein. They are a rich source of antioxidants.


Health benefits of Date seeds

Date seeds are rich in antioxidants they have different medicinal properties. They are an excellent source of dietary fibre. Date seed’s properties support kidney and liver against toxicity or damage. They are good for diabetes and aid the body to fight various viral infections.


1- Prevent DNA damage

Based on researches date seeds have a defensive effect against chemically-induced liver damage.

2- Useful for diabetes

Date seeds have been found useful in treating blood sugar-related problems. They have potentially positive effects on diabetic complications of the kidney and liver.

3- Antiviral Agents

Date seeds are good for the treatment and prevention of various types of viral infections.

4- Prevent kidney and liver damage

Because date seeds have proanthocyanidins properties they protect the liver and kidney from damage.

5- Antioxidants

Date seeds are full of antioxidants that help to protect the body against diseases.  So they can help with health promotion. In one study, they found that Iranian date seeds are strong radical scavengers that are rich sources of natural antioxidants for medicinal uses.

6- Polyphenols

Date seeds are proven to be a rich source of polyphenols. polyphenols can help manage blood pressure levels and keep your blood vessels healthy and flexible, promoting good circulation.

7- Minerals

Dates seeds contain many minerals, such as sodium (Na), potassium (K), magnesium (Mg), calcium (Ca), Ferrum or iron

(Fe), manganese (Mn), zinc (Zn), cuprum (Cu), nickel (Ni), cobalt (Co) and cadmium (Cd).

8- Vitamins

Dates seeds also contain at least six vitamins, including a small amount of vitamin C, and vitamins B(1) thiamine, B(2) riboflavin, nicotinic acid (niacin), and vitamin A.


If you're looking for a healthy coffee substitute or like to change your daily coffee with a unique superfood, Date Seed Coffee is the best choice.



Hello, may I get the name of the author of this blog? I’d like to cite properly during my thesis write-up, thank you.


Yeah great,I have been storing the seeds for so long not knowing what to do with it but knew something good would be in it ,oh am so happy and glad knowing what to do with my seeds. Thanks

Ruweida Mohammed

Thanks a lot for the enlightenment

Halima Bawa

Thanks a lot for this information

Queendaline Nkechi

Thanks for sharing this useful information.

Osa Felix

Leave a comment