Dry (dried) figs nutritional value
The science food reveals the advantages and the benefits of nuts, and of course among them find and dry figs.Even medical science documents the contribution of dried figs for human health.
Dried figs are rich in vitamins A, B, C and in minerals including calcium, phosphorus, potassium and iron.
About 10% of the energy consumed by the human body can be replenished by eating 100 grams of figs, about 5 figs, 7% of the needs of protein, 17% Calcium 30% iron and magnesium with rates around 5% in vitamins. All of the aforementioned are necessary for the proper maintenance of the body and cell function.
In addition to the above, dried figs contain a large percentage of fiber which are known to help lower cholesterol and triglycerides.
One hundred grams of dried figs contain 6-7 grams of fiber when the minimum daily fiber intake deriving from various sources is 20-35 grams.
ENERGY —-> Kcal / 100G 249
PROTEIN —-> 3.6
FATTY —-> 1.5
MOISTURE —-> 16.5
ASH —-> 2.49
CARBOHYDRATES —-> 55.3
REDUCING SUGARS —-> 54.6
SUCROSE —-> 0.7
Total Mesophilic Flora —-> 270
YEASTS & FUNGI —-> <10
It also reported high content of calcium in dried figs, which is equivalent of milk. 100 grams can meet 17% of the recommended daily need of the human body.
Due to their high laxative value even used in pharmacology as herbal and natural laxative to other specialty chemicals.