FUN & Healthy Facts About Figs!
Today my team and I were thinking about the fact that there are some fruits that I never purchase at the store. One of those fruits is known as a fig and NO I don’t mean Fig Newton’s! They pack some nutritious punch when it comes to HEALTH and can be found Dried or fresh. Figs are available all around the season; however, they are at their best from May through November.
One Fresh Fig packs 1.4 grams (5.8%) of your daily fiber and contains about 37 calories. What does fiber help with? Protection against post-menopausal breast cancer, Prevention of colon cancer, Lower cholesterol, Prevention of constipation
The fig is a wonderful source of potassium, which helps control blood pressure.
This friendly fruit is packed with nutrients, including vitamin A, vitamin B1, vitamin B2, calcium, iron, phosphorus, manganese, sodium, potassium and chlorine.