Figs

Dried figs are rich in…

Nutrition Facts

  • C, A, E and K vitamins
  • Phenolic antioxidants (lutein, tannins, chlorogenic acid)
  • Coumarin
  • B-complex vitamin
  • Iron, calcium, phosphorus, manganese, zinc, selenium, copper and potassium
  • Vegetable fiber

Health Benefits

  • Antioxidant action
  • Assist in controlling diabetes mellitus
  • Assist controlling blood pressure
  • Assist in controlling cholesterol levels in the bloodstream
  • Lower the cancer risk
  • Improve bone health
  • Combat constipation

Nutrition Analysis

Nutrition analysis reveals that one micro portion (28gr.) of dried figs contains 70 calories, 0.9 gr. of protein, 17.9 gr. of carbohydrates, 0.3 gr. of fat (of which 0 gr. are saturated) and 2.7 gr. of vegetable fiber.

How to eat

You can consume dried figs daily, as a snack between meals combined with other dried fruit, or by adding them in salads, cereal bars, in yogurt and homemade cakes, as well as in dishes containing veal or pork.