From medical science to Ayurveda, everywhere it has been accepted that dates (khajoor) have healing powers. If we go by the reports, dates came to us from now Iraq, though it was first used by Egyptians to make wine in early days. With more than at least 30 varieties available around the world, they are sub-categorized as soft, semi-dry, and dry. According to experts, the differentiation is made according to the glucose, sucrose, and fructose content. It is important to note that all the varieties are equally good for the human body and it is recommended to be consumed extensively during winters to keep the body warm and protect it from all sorts of infections. What's your winter superfood?