Figs

Related to the mulberry family, figs can be eaten either fresh or fried in both sweet and savoury foods.

 

  • 49 calories (fresh)&271 calories (dried) / 100g
  • 83% water (fresh)& 21% water (dried)

 

Great source of:

  • Vitamins A, B6, C & K
  • Calcium
  • Magnesium
  • Manganese
  • Potassium
  • Thiamin(B1)
  • Antioxidants
  • Dietary fibre

Figs may:

  • Help prevent aging & some cancers.
  • Support digestive, endocrine, reproductive & respiratory functions.
  • Help prevent anaemia, diabetes, leprosy&skin disease.
  • Help prevent gastrointestinal and urinary tract infections.
  • Boost immune system functions.
  • Assist in lowering blood pressure & preventing cardiovascular disease.
  • Support healthy weight management.
  • Protect against macular degeneration.