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Trait: Food. In the photo above is a picture of a date palm tree in a desert oasis. The date palm is a popular staple in the Emirati diet dating back over 7000 years ago. The ancient Emiratis would build their homes on desert oases where the date palms would grow. The sweet date palms are packed with carbohydrates, sugars, and fiber, in plentiful bunches this fruit was an essential part of an Emirati’s diet. The fruit stems were also woven into baskets and other tools.