It is said that humans could live on Figs
alone as a source of food - such is the goodness and nutrition in the
Figs are a rich source of calcium, iron, magnesium, Vitamin B6, and
potassium. Figs are low in fat and high in fiber. They provide more fiber
than any other common fruit or vegetable.
Listed below are some common problems and illnesses and how they can be
avoided by the use of figs.
It promotes good sleep and helps the brain use glucose properly,
encouraging and stimulating good circulation.
Figs contain a lot of natural sugar - up to 60%. Sugar stimulate
the brain so we can think faster and recall information more quickly. So
that you can think more clear and faster. Figs are the ultimate brain
Fresh Figs contain up to 80% of water, as well as being one of the fruits
with the highest levels of natural sugars. So they are a brilliant source
of energy and stimulant for the brain. Making you more alert, responsive,
fresh, as well as de-toxins the self.
Due to the Fig's high water content, they are ideal for improving the
skin. The skin requires a good level of water. This will clear the skin,
act as a cleanser, improve acne, oil, and general well-being.
Figs are a natural laxative. So they can aid those suffering from
constipation. They have a high level of fiber.
A high fiber diet (like that in figs) is one of the best ways to improve
cholesterol levels, and as a result aid oneself against heart related
diseases. Figs are beneficial for those of Old age, those suffering from
High Blood-pressure, Diabetes, heart-disease, hyper-tension.
Studies show that 80% of our children don't consume adequate
amounts of calcium daily. Figs are another source where much calcium could
Figs are beneficial for those with heart-related diseases. Lowering
cholesterol, they are advantageous for those with high blood pressure.
Physical stress results from having high levels of work to do,
illnesses, not eating properly, lack of sleep. Emotional stress is
triggered from dunya things, such as family woes, work/school troubles and
so on. Figs are extremely nutritious, and over-all an ideal fruit to
overcome stresses and anxieties.
Figs contain Iron which enriches the blood, and helps to produce
it. Thus, they are ideal for women, girls and those suffering from Anemia
(lack of Iron).
Five figs provide more than 20 percent of the daily recommended
allowance of fiber. Hence, they are excellent in aiding digestion and
improving the condition of the
stomach and bowels.
Figs help reduce Hemorrhoids.
Figs, with their high level of calcium are ideal for young growing
children and for the development of bones. They are also invaluable for
those suffering from Osteoporosis and brittle bones.
Figs are high in calories and can help reduce weight.