What are dried figs?
In general, dried figs are made from fresh green and red figs. In this way, they dry this delicious fruit with various properties using industrial and aging methods. Of course, there is also a dry fig tree, and its products reach consumers completely dry. But the price of buying dry figs is relatively higher than wet figs and it has many properties and advantages compared to wet figs. For example, access to fresh (wet) figs is not possible in all seasons of the year. But by preparing dried figs, it can be used in all seasons and many disorders and problems can be solved through the properties of dried figs.
Properties of dried figs
Dried figs are among the delicious fruits and are in the category of very useful and nutritious dried fruits. This fruit is rich in energy, carbohydrates, sugar, fiber, protein and fat and contains a lot of calcium, manganese, potassium, magnesium, vitamin K and vitamin C. Thus, the main and most important benefits of dried figs for the body are as follows From:
increasing the strength of bones and joints; The calcium in dried figs greatly helps to increase the density of bones and joints and minimizes the incidence of osteoporosis.
Fast weight loss with dried figs; As we mentioned, figs are rich in fiber and by reducing the feeling of hunger in a person, it causes rapid weight loss.
- preventing skin aging and hair loss; Facial wrinkles and hair loss are common side effects of aging. In this regard, dried figs are rich in antioxidants and nutrients, while strengthening the health of skin and hair, and prevent wrinkles and hair loss. It depends on the work and the climate of the place of residence.
strengthening memory, improving brain function and preventing Alzheimer’s disease; The antioxidant present in dried figs improves memory function and reduces brain damage caused by stress. Accordingly, with the correct consumption of dried figs, it delays the formation of plaques in Alzheimer’s disease, thus reducing the risk of Alzheimer’s disease and brain deterioration to a great extent.
Reducing blood sugar levels and suitable for diabetics; Some people believe that the sweet taste of dried figs indicates its high sugar content. If this is not the case at all, dried figs reduce blood glucose levels to a great extent due to the fact that they contain vitamin E, sterols, tannins and other phenolic compounds. Accordingly, one of the properties of dried figs is dedicated to reducing blood sugar and regulating the amount of insulin in the body.