Figs Are Fabulous: 7 Healthy Reasons to Give a Fig a Try! by Donna John

Nutrition
5 years ago
Figs Are Fabulous: 7 Healthy Reasons to Give a Fig a Try!

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!

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Rachel W. Lewter
Figs are one of favorite fruits. I had no idea they were packed with so many nutrients.
Donna John
I love them, too Rachel W. Lewter ! My brother-in-law has a huge fig tree in his backyard. Hoping to score some this year!

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