Are medjool dates good for you? Considering their high amount of fiber, they have a much more moderate impact on your blood sugar when compared to more processed desserts. Saying they're "good for you" may be an exaggeration, but they do pack a nutritional punch of antioxidants. If you want a healthier date, go for deglet noor which have over 80% more antioxidants by weight.
USDA Database for the Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity (ORAC) of Selected Foods, Release 2 - Prepared by Nutrient Data Laboratory, Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center (BHNRC), Agricultural Research Service (ARS), U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - May 2010