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Table 3 Trace elements and minerals content of the flesh of the studied dates1

From: Glycemic indices of five varieties of dates in healthy and diabetic subjects

Variety Arsenic μg/kg Cadmium μg/kg Lead μg/kg Calcium mg/kg Sodium mg/kg Iron mg/kg Magnesium mg/kg Phosphorus mg/kg Manganese mg/kg Zinc mg/kg
Fara'd 36.1 0.7 12.6 1170.5 192.1 2.256 1205.4 445.9 0.797 0.173
Lulu 29.2 2.2 45.5 517.7 93.4 7.94 411.1 338.3 1.268 1.415
Bo ma'an 68.8 0.9 24.7 288.6 47.7 7.369 561.0 543.8 2.341 1.172
Dabbas 36.4 0.9 25.3 846.5 91.1 3.495 604.9 411.8 4.293 0.820
Khalas 70.9 1.4 19.5 936.3 121.9 3.894 746.9 245.5 0.836 1.329
  1. 1Selenium < 0.14, Cobalt < 0.09 and Copper < 0.01 (mg/kg) for all five types of dates.