AB - Date consumption in the United Arab Emirates was determined among different subgroups of the nation's society.KW - Consumption frequency KW - Dates KW - Diet KW - Nutritional importance UR - The most consumed date food groups were rutab and tamr, with rutab being more frequently consumed than tamr during the summer season.

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Going out Single women and groups of women are welcome to socialize everywhere.

Date consumption in the United Arab Emirates was determined among different subgroups of the nation's society.

Adult consumers of both sexes and different age groups (18-30 and 30-60) and occupations (students, workers, at home) were surveyed for information on their daily consumption of six date food groups (rutab, tamr, seh, debbs, batheeth and madlouj).

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On average, daily consumption of dates per capita was 114.3 g, equivalent to 10 date fruits.