Dried figs are one of the popular, tasty and sweet nuts that have many benefits. The benefits of dried figs are impressive that causes around the world, people consume it as a healthy snack or add to sour and sweet foods.
Dried figs nutrients
Dried figs contain wonderful nutrition including large amounts of protein, carbohydrates, calcium, vitamin K, potassium, iron, and magnesium. besides, dietary fiber, dried figs are more valuable than other fruits.
This dried fruit also boosts the antioxidants and many active elements to increase your health and also contains a small amount of omega-6 fatty acids, Glutamic acid, and Linoleic acid. Dried figs have 5 times more calories than fresh figs.
Per 100 grams of dried fig contains 249 calories, 3.3 grams of protein, 0.9 grams of fat, 69 grams of carbohydrates and 5.6 grams of fiber.
Dried fig benefits for skin
With enough vitamin E, vitamin C and calcium, this dried fruit can strengthen your skin.
These active compounds can act as antioxidants to clear free radicals and prevent stress that leads to wrinkles, age spots, and other stains. It can also improve the elasticity of your skin to make you look younger.
Dried figs and anemia
Figs contain large amounts of iron and vitamin C, this mixture of these two nutrients has made it a great fruit for anemia, especially for those with iron deficiency anemia.
Dried figs improve liver health
Figs remove the blockages in the liver and as a result, it boosts healthy liver. One study found that the extract of fig leaf improves liver-protective activities in laboratory mice paved the way for using it in preventing liver damage in humans.
Good for Constipation
The therapeutic features of dried figs can be mention that dried figs use to treat and prevent constipation. The fiber in dried figs helps maintain healthy bowel function, which prevents constipation.
To relieve constipation, wash 10 dried figs thoroughly and soak them in a container and eat them earlier in the morning.
Benefits of dried figs for kids
Good time to eat dried fruit in childhood is “whenever your kid can eat solid foods they can also eat dried fruits”.
Children, especially between 5 until 12, are constantly skipping and physical activity, they need more energy, and dried fruits are a great source of energy to provide the body with the energy they need.
Dried Figs are really tasty fruits and also they are a good source of potassium, magnesium, calcium, phosphorus, and vitamins A, B, and C.
Therefore, they are useful for children with anemia and anorexia also are highly effective in eliminating urea and blood lipids due to their potassium content.
If your baby is suffering from constipation and this is annoying you and your child, you may want to try to solve the problem in the right way.
Constipation is very common among young children. Consuming dried fruits are very helpful. Most dried fruits are high in fiber and cause an increase in intestinal activity.
Some dried fruits contain probiotics and beneficial bacteria. Bacteria in dried fruits are effective for the digestion and maintenance of the health of the baby.
Dried Fig Jam
Good For Breakfast Or Dessert
Dried Fig Jam
|Dried Fig||500 gr|
|Sugar||500 until 700gr|
|Fresh lemon juice||2 Tablespoon|
|This jam can be pureed after cooking.|
- Soak dried figs in cold water for 3 hours until they ready and soften.
- Put water and sugar and vanilla in a pot and bring to a boil until it seemed to they had come to perfection.
- Add figs into the syrup.
- Turn the heat down to low.
- Cook about 20 minutes until the figs are soft.
- Finally, add lemon juice to the fig jam and turn off the stove.
Iranian serve figs beside nuts and dried fruits in special events like “Yalda night” although they know dried fig as a traditional medicine for Constipation. Having dried fruits and nuts of the highest quality is important for them due to that Iran is one of the leading countries in exporting high quality dried fruits. SunExport, Iran dry fruit company, exports the best kind of Iranian figs at the best prices. For more information, do not hesitate to contact us.