Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Dried Figs

Dried Figs:
Dried Figs are from Arabia, grows in hot places. The fig is a flower and seed is the fruit. The dried fig has many nutrients.

Nutritional Values with Dried Figs:
  • Dried Figs are high in fiber, good for bones, lowers the blood pressure and is a rich source of iron.
  • Dried Figs have dietary fiber (Pectin) which reduce cholesterol in the body and act as a remedy for constipation.
  • Dried Figs are high in potassium and low in sodium prevents hypertension and regulate blood sugar.
  • Dried Figs are rich in Omega fatty acids and Phenol which prevents heart diseases.
  • Dried Figs have calcium which helps for strong bones and prevent osteoporosis.
  • Dried Figs improves sexual potency when it was soaked overnight.
  • Dried Figs contain iron which fights with anemia and builds healthy red blood cells.
  • Dried Figs increase brain power, Eyesight due to Vitamin - A.
  • Dried Figs have magnesium which relieves fatigue and give muscular relax.
  • Dried figs prevent rheumatoid arthritis and fights against inflammatory diseases due to the presence of copper.
  • Dried figs good levels of manganese which keeps enzymes to run properly.
  • Dried figs are rich in antioxidants (phenol) which compete with free radical damage.
  • Dried figs will eliminate worms in the digestive tract and prevents hemorrhoids.
  • Dried figs contain vitamin- B6 which prevents water retention.
Precautions with Dried Figs:
  • Dried figs contain high levels of sugars they increase weight. Don’t consume heavily.
  • Dried figs need to wash in moderately hot water before consuming.
  • Dried figs are mild laxative don't take heavily.


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