It is irresistible reasons to eat figs more often as possible. Fig is fruit that restores, strengthenes, maintains health and erases wrinkles. Most of us use a dry figs, because the season of figs is short – from late summer to early fall – and fruit only lasts about a week after harvest. Try to experience the flavor of this nutritious fruit.Vitamins and Minerals

Fresh figs are nutritious fruit. Two large fresh figs have about 100 calories, 48mg of calcium and 325mg of potassium, almost 10 percent of the recommended daily amount. Compared with equal amounts of apples, bananas, oranges, strawberries and grapes, figs are the richest with vegetable fibers and the second highest in potassium, calcium and vitamin A. Figs are free of sodium, fats and cholesterol.

Vegetable Fibers

Figs are a good source of vegetable fibers. Two large figs provide 4.5g vegetable fibers, nearly 20 percent of the daily recommended amount of 25 to 30 years although the fibers in the food are not absorbed by the body, they have important health role. Soluble vegetable fibers found in fresh figs – also found in oats, apples, peas, carrots, barley and beans – reduce the level of cholesterol and blood sugar. Figs and other plants rich with vegetable fibers will help you to feel satiated longer, which can help with weight loss.


Both fresh and dried figs are a great source of phenol antioxidants compounds present in many fruits and vegetables that protect cells from oxidative damage that leads to cancer, heart disease and other diseases.

Numerous studies have found that figs are rich in joints that have potential anticancer action. Surveyed joints in scientific research has shown promising results especially when it comes to skin cancer and prostate.