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dried figs

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Dried Figs

At first glance, figs are a delicious, nutrient-rich fruit that can be enjoyed fresh or dried. They are especially convenient because they have a long shelf life and can be easily added to recipes or eaten as a snack. In brief, keep reading to learn more about figs, including their nutritional value and some fun facts.

Nutritional Value of Dried Figs

Furthermore, are an excellent source of fiber and antioxidants. They are also a good source of potassium, calcium, and iron. One ounce (28 grams) contains the following nutrients:
Fiber: 3 grams
Potassium:186 mg
Calcium: 60 mg
Iron: 0.5 mg
Vitamin A: 20 IU
Vitamin K: 1 microgram

Fun Facts

  • Were a popular sweet treat in ancient Egypt and given to Pharoahs as gifts.
  • The Greeks believed that if you eat a dried fig before battle, you will be victorious.
  • Drying figs dates back to 7,000 BC and was first done in the country of Iran.
  • Fig trees can live for over 100 years!
  • There are over 850 varieties of figs throughout the world.


Finally, try incorporating into your diet – your taste buds and your body will thank you!

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