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Figs are not eye candy, instead they are deliciously sweet

Updated: Jun 6, 2019

Choosing one meant losing all the rest, and, as I sat there, unable to decide, the figs began to wrinkle and go black, and one by one, they plopped to the ground at my feet.” by Sylvia Plath

Deliciously sweet Figs
Deliciously sweet Figs

10 benefits, interesting facts and uses of Figs:

1. Figs are rich in fiber and natural relief for constipation, eat approximately 4 figs (fresh or dried) in the morning will move sluggish bowels

2. Figs have approximately 28% of the fiber being soluble fiber and could aid in the loss of weight

3. Figs are good sources of calcium, a half cup of figs has as much calcium as half cup of milk

4. Figs are estrogen's inhibiting foods

5. Studies show figs increase sperm mortality and quality, they look similar to testicles

6. Figs have natural source of magnesium,

7. Figs are good source of potassium, a mineral to regulate heart rhythm and a healthy nervous system

8. Other nutrients that a fig has is Vitamin A and C, beta-carotene, and phosphorus

9. The syrup from chopped and sliced figs with little bit of raw honey is a good cough and cold remedy

10. Figs have high sugar content

11. A medium sized fig has 5.4 grams of carbohydrates

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