Fig

Health, Nutrition


The Egyptians, being preoccupied with their digestion, had a habit of fasting. The fig having mild laxative properties appealed to
them as food which was delicious as well as healthy. Figs are rich in iron, calcium, phosphorus and potassium. Vitamin C and the B
group vitamins are also present in small quantities. They are also a good source of fibre. Figs have the highest overall mineral
content of all common fruits. A 40 gram (1/4 cup) serving provides 244 mg of potassium (7% of the DV), 53 mg of calcium (6% of the
DV) and 1.2 mg of iron (6% of the DV). Figs are free from fat, sodium and cholesterol. The health benefits of figs include promoting
healthy bowel function due to the high levels of fibre. Figs are amongst the most highly alkaline foods, making them useful in
balancing the pH of the body. Figs are high in natural and simple sugars, minerals and fibre. They contain good levels of potassium,
calcium, magnesium, iron, copper and manganese. Dried figs contain an impressive 250mg of calcium per 100g, compared to whole
milk with only 118mg. Figs are among the tastiest and most versatile of fruits, happy in company with honey, sugar, thin prosciutto,
sweet spices such as ginger, cinnamon and cloves and the sharpness of lemon and orange

Fig is a soft and sweet bulbous fruits a thin skin that can be green or purple. In fact, organic dried figs are one of
the best dried fruits you can choose. Dried Figs have amazing properties.
Dried Figs have amazing properties that help regulate the blood glucose levels. According to a study, including
dried fig leaves the diet helped control the rise in blood sugar post a meal in insulin-dependent diabetics. Dried
figs have high content of Vitamin C, Vitamin E and calcium. The active ingredients found in dried figs act as
antioxidants that help to eradicate free radicals and prevent oxidative stress that results age spots, wrinkles and
other blemishes. Figs also offer minerals, especially iron, magnesium and calcium.
No Added Sugar
No Added Colors & Flavors

Closed Mouth Dried Figs
Iran Dried Figs