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Figs Health Benefits

Figs, a fruit that belong to the mulberry family (Moraceae), 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 rich in beta-carotene, another high nutrient content in it is carbohydrates.


It also contains vitamin A, E and K and other vitamins, also minerals such as calcium, copper, iron. They are one of the sweetest fruits and also have a very sweet aroma. They can vary in size, shape and colour.


Figs are a good source of dietary fiber. Fiber and fiber-rich foods may have a positive effect on weight management. In one study, women who increased their fiber intake with supplements significantly decreased their energy intake, yet their hunger and satiety scores did not change.


Figs, like other high fiber foods, may be helpful in a weight management program. Figs leaves have healing properties as well.


A decoction of fig leaves can help patients with diabetes reduces the amount of insulin intake. Figs are rich in calcium and calcium is an excellent alternative for the therapeutic treatment of people who are allergic to dairy products.


Fig fruit is low in calories. 100 g fresh fruits provide only 74 calories. However, they contain health benefiting soluble dietary fiber, minerals, vitamins, and pigment anti-oxidants that contribute immensely for optimum health and wellness. Consume 2-3 soaked dried figs with a tablespoon of honey.


Use this continuously for a month every morning to relive constipation. Figs are loaded with anti-oxidants and dietary fiber which make it an excellent natural laxative for the body.


It helps to flush out toxins and waste from the body to prevent skin conditions like acne and psoriasis, and gives you healthy and glowing skin.


Applying baked fig directly on the skin brings down various forms of skin inflammation like boils and abscess. It also cures minor zits and pimples. Apply fig juice on your feet is an excellent cure corns.

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