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Fig Fruit Health Benefits

Sweet fig fruit is one of the prime fruits enjoyed since antiquity in the human history. Fig fruit tree is native to temperate climate of Asia Minor or Turkey, and today, it grown as an important fruit of commerce in the eastern Mediterranean region, USA, and Spain.

 

They contain health benefiting soluble dietary fiber, minerals, vitamins, and pigment anti-oxidants that contribute immensely towards optimum health and wellness.

 

This fruit contains a lot of sugar in large quantities, and also contains the main salts, the most important of which are calcium, phosphorus, and vitamin C.

 

Figs leaves have healing properties. Decoction of fig leaves can help patients with diabetes reduces the amount of insulin intake.

 

Figs are rich in natural Benzaldehid as Phenol and Anti-Tumour Agent and Micro-organisms can kill pathogens, fungus and virus in the human body.

 

Fresh figs are delicate and perishable, so are often dried to preserve.

 

This produces a sweet and nutritious dried fruit that can be enjoyed all year round. There are multiple different varieties of fig, all of which vary widely in colour and texture.

 

Their unique feature is a little bud-like opening called an ostiole at the top that helps the fruit develop.

 

When choosing figs, select those that are plump and tender, have a rich, deep colour and are free from bruising.

 

Ripe figs have a sweet fragrance. When brought home, ripe figs should not be washed until ready to eat. They should be kept in the fridge for approximately two days.

 

Fiber content in figs have been known to protect against breast cancer, and after menopause, the hormonal balance in women can often fluctuate.

 

The body’s systems are so interconnected that hormones affect the immune system, which is turn affect the ability of antioxidants to fight free radicals.

 

Fiber content in figs have been known to protect against breast cancer, and after menopause, the hormonal balance in women can often fluctuate.

 

The body’s systems are so interconnected that hormones affect the immune system, which is turn affect the ability of antioxidants to fight free radicals.

 

Free radicals are prime factors behind the development of cancer, so figs take care of one extra line of defense by providing its wealth of fiber.

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