Dried Shiraz Figs - Large (Green & Yellow Color)
Natural dried figs from Shiraz, Iran. This fig contains no added Sugar or Artificial Flavours. Shirazi fig has been completely dehydrated in order to preserve it, therefore it has no additives and is 100% natural.
This fig will be hard due to complete dehydration. We recommend putting the fig in water over night and enjoying it fresh and soft the next day. Color of fig varies each season. Some figs might be slightly green in color.
Dried figs are a great source of fiber, Iron and calcium.
Benefits of Figs:
Figs are a good source of soluble fiber which helps in keeping you full for longer periods of time and relieves constipation. Figs are rich in Vitamins A, B1 and B2, manganese and potassium, magnesium, copper, iron, and phosphorus. The high level of potassium and low level of sodium gives relief to people with hypertension.
High calcium levels present in figs promote bone health. Its high mucilage content helps to heal and protect sore throats. They remove harmful oestrogen from the body: Excess oestrogen hormone in the body can lead to menopausal problems, ovarian, breast and uterine cancer, weight gain and mood swings. Figs help in the elimination if the excess hormone from our body thereby avoiding the risk of getting the above situations.
Figs contain a type of antioxidant called phenol which helps in reducing the risk of heart diseases and various types of cancer. Get to know about Antioxidant rich foods. Figs are also recommended to people who have iron deficiency
|Dried Fig Nutrition Facts
|Serving Size 1 fig (8.4 g)
|% Daily Value*
|Calories from Fat 2
|Total Fat 0.1g
|Saturated Fat 0g
|Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
|Monounsaturated Fat 0g
|Dietary Fiber .8g
|Vitamin A 0% · Vitamin C 0%
|Calcium 1% · Iron 1%
|*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet