Figs are low in sodium and cholesterol free. Dried figs have 244 mg of Potassium per 40 gram serving. Diets containing foods that are a good source of potassium and that are low in sodium may reduce the risk of high blood pressure and stroke. 1 A comparison of the nutrient content of figs with that of other common fruits is given in Table I. Figs have a high overall content of minerals. Figs provide more fiber than all of the common fruits. A single serving (100g) contains more than 20% of the daily value of fiber. More than 28% of the fiber is soluble. Soluble fiber has been shown to help control blood sugar and lower blood cholesterol by binding it to the digestive tract.
Our Figs are sun dried whenever possible, But if the fruit needs more drying or if it rains during drying, packers will use dryers. Heat with fans.
Figs do what is called “sugaring” the natural fruit sugar comes out and it looks like they have white powder on them. This is normal and also happens with dates as well. Many look at this white powder and think the figs are spoiled, when in fact they are not.
2892, Eastwyck Road, Panthersville, DeKalb County, Georgia, 30032, United States of America
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