- Good vegan source of calcium, High in natural sugars, minerals and soluble fibre, Rich in minerals including potassium, calcium, magnesium, iron and copper, Good source of antioxidants. Figs are often recommended to nourish and tone the intestines and act as a natural laxative because of their high fibre conten
The ancient Greeks held figs as their most sacred fruit, selfishly forbidding their export from Greece. They might be on to something, you might want to hide this bag in your cupboard.
Figs are a great addition to your diet and to cooking. A symbol of fertility for many years our figs are raw, organic, and preservative free.Figs have a unique, sweet taste, soft and chewy texture and are littered with slightly crunchy, edible seeds. 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. A great source of fibre and full of vitamins and minerals, dried and fresh figs have a long and illustrious history.
Known for being a healthy and versatile ingredient they can add a burst of sweetness to all kinds of dishes. Figs are high in natural sugars, minerals and soluble fibre, rich in minerals including potassium, calcium, magnesium, iron and copper and are a good source of antioxidant vitamins E, A, vitamin B1, vitamin B2, calcium, iron, and K that contribute to health and wellness.
Figs are often recommended to nourish and tone the intestines and act as a natural laxative because of their high fibre content. As many people eat too much salt, which can lead to deficiencies of potassium, this imbalance between the two minerals can lead to hypertension (high blood pressure). A diet rich in fruit and vegetables including fresh figs, naturally increases potassium and is therefore encouraged to help lower blood pressure. Figs also contain pre-biotics which help support the pre-existing good bacteria in the gut, which improves digestive wellness.
Figs are also a good vegan source of calcium, a mineral that is involved in bone density. For years figs have been regarded as a symbol of fertility and regarded in many countries as an aphrodisiac. So add it you your cooking and desserts when making a romantic dinner for 2! They work beautifully in cakes, puddings, and can also be used in the crust of raw cakes when you want a nut free option that binds well. Eating excessive amounts of figs can have a laxative effect and so they should be enjoyed in moderation!
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All figures are approximate and can vary.
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