Organic Figs

$19.99/per kilo

Organic Dried Figs

What do you think of when you think of figs? I think of cheese boards and delicious salads. But did you know that figs have a ridiculous amount of health benefits? They are the super fruit and super delicious.

Country of Origin: Turkey

 

HEALTH BENEFITS:

Figs have such a wide variety of nutrients that benefit many areas of the body. Lets dig a little deeper:

  • They're a natural cancer fighter. Some studies have shown that some elements of figs are actually toxic to certain cancer cells. 
  • Figs and their extracts have been used to treat a wide range of illnesses and diseases including respiratory, reproductive and more. 
  • They're super high in antioxidants (polyphenols), especially dried figs. 
  • Figs help the digestive system, may assist with weight loss (they keep you full), and help to prevent heart disease, all thanks to the high levels of fibre and potassium. 
  • They're essential to the ultra healthy Mediterranean diet

 

NUTRITION:

Did you know that the nutritional value of figs actually increases after they've been dried? Check out all they have to offer:

  • Manganese, Vitamin K & potassium
  • Magnesium, calcium & copper
  • Iron, phosphorus & Vitamin B6
  • Thiamine, riboflavin & zinc

100g of dried figs contains:

249 calories, 3.3g of protein, 63.9g of carbohydrates, 0.9g fat, 9.8g fiber

 

RECIPE:

Fig & Almond No Bake Energy Bites

Author: Wellplated

 

Ingredients:

  • 15 dried figs
  • 10 pitted dates
  • 1/4 cup almond butter
  • 3/4 cup oats 
  • 1/4 cup ground linseed 
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Instructions:

Its just too simple. Blend & roll!


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