Top 10 Healthy Snacks and Food App – Figs

Top 10 Healthy Snacks and Food App – Figs

Learn about super healthy Figs!


Figs are an Asian genus of blossoming plant in the mulberry family, originated primarily in the Middle East and western Asia. Fig is a terminology originated from the Latin word, “ficus,” as well as the older Hebrew name, “feg.”. Figs and Fig extracts have also been used in the pharmaceutical industry in the manufacture of different creams and lotion for thousands of years. Figs can be subdivided into four categories based on the category of flower and the method of reproduction that they make use of. Edible fig fruit is only produced by the female plants.

Top Ten Healthy Snack And Food Android App Figs
Found in biscuits / deserts and more

Health Benefits:

Boosts Immunity
The high mucilage content of figs helps to heal and defend painful throats. They eradicate harmful oestrogen from the body. Surplus oestrogen hormone in the human body can direct to menopausal problems, ovarian, breast and uterine cancer, weight gain and mood swings. Figs assist in the elimination of the surplus hormone from human body thus avoiding the threat of getting the above menopausal problems.

Acts as a digestive aid
Figs also hold beta-carotene as well as benzaldehyde, which is an anti-cancer compound, flavonoids and a digestive enzyme known as ficin.

Weight loss
The fiber present in figs helps to lessen weight and is commonly suggested for obese people.

Treat Sexual Dysfunction
For thousands of years, figs have been suggested as a means to eliminate sexual dysfunction like sterility, endurance or erectile dysfunction.

Lower Blood Pressure
Figs are rich in potassium and low in sodium, so they are a ideal protection against hypertension. 

Strengthen Bones
Figs are rich in calcium and help in strengthening bones and reducing the risk of osteoporosis. 

Active Constituents (per 100g):

Energy: 74 Kcal
Carbohydrate: 9.5 grams 
Calories: 220
Fat: 0.3 grams
Fiber: 2 grams
Protein: 3.3 grams
Potassium: 232 mg
Magnesium: 17 mg
Sugars: 16.26 grams
Calcium: 35 mg
Iron: 0.37 mg
Vitamin B6: 0.11 mg

Best Way To Eat:

Fresh figs are generally eaten raw. They can be eaten directly off the tree, preferably still humid from the sun. The complete fig is fit for human consumption, from the slender skin to the red or purplish fleshy tissue and the innumerable minuscule seeds, but they can be peeled if you desire. You will also find figs in biscuits and cakes in your local supermarket. The better quality ones will have a good amount of real fig fruit in them.

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