The fig belongs to the sweetest fruits in the world. It has been known to people from times immemorial. Ripe fig has a deep soft taste.
Fresh fig is rich in potassium, protein, calcium, vitamins РР, С, В1, В3. Dry fig has 3-4 times higher concentration of wholesome substances. The content of protein goes up from 2 to 6%, sugar – from 11 to 40%. The fig’s energy value is 220 kcal.
The fig is salubrious
- for the cardiovascular system;
- helps alleviate asthma;
- in proclivity for thrombosis;
- balances digestion;
- heightens the functionality of the thyroid gland;
- simulates brain activity.
If you want to derive maximum health benefit, add daily two figs into your morning yoghurt. Besides the grand feeling of well-being you will have a moist shining skin all through the day. This secret hails from ancient Rome where rich Roman women ate figs to keep their skin young and beautiful.