Figs Are Fabulous: 7 Healthy Reasons to Give a Fig a Try! by Donna John
5 years ago
When you think “figs,” do you only think “newtons?” You may want to give fresh or dried figs a try after reading these seven health benefits from NaturalNews.com!
- Figs build stronger bones because they contain magnesium, calcium and vitamin K.
- Figs are heart healthy.
- Figs are high in fiber.
- Figs lower triglyceride levels.
- Although dried figs contain more sugar, they top the dried fruit list for phenol antioxidant levels.
- Figs are alkaline producing, which helps maintain the body’s pH levels.
- Figs are high in iron.
Give 'em a try!