10 Amazing Health Benefits of Figs

Posted: December 18, 2013 in HEALTH
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It is a pear wrought appetizing fruit that is associated with mulberry family. In reality it truly can be assumed as their ancestor as fig is an extremely old fruit. It is basically cultivated in United States of America and Spain. There are several health advantages of figs and they are extremely high in vitamin, antioxidants and phytonutrients. It can be matured in precincts, gardens and the fruits are borne thrice every year which is in summer and spring. They are obtainable both in fresh or parched state. Figs have vivid kinds of shapes and structures.

Following mentioned are the top 10 health benefits of figs.

It is good during pregnancy

Figs are fully loaded with minerals like iron, potassium, zinc and calcium which are essential nutrients throughout pregnancy. Additionally they are also high in fiber and alkaline in nature that benefits during pregnancy. That is the main reason why nutritional advantages of figs are superior for pregnant women.

It cures acne

Figs can facilitate in the treatment of acne because of its high proportions of fiber and mineral contents. If you apply the puree of figs over your face for 30 minutes to dry that gives most excellent outcomes against acne. These are too beneficial in anti aging that maintains and keep your skin look excellent and free from wrinkles.

Helps controlling heart rate and blood pressure

Desiccated figs consists of extreme proportions of calcium, copper, potassium, manganese, iron, selenium and zinc. Since potassium plays a major role in managing and balancing heart rate and blood pressure whereas copper also helps in developing red blood cells. The dietary and hygienic advantages of figs are obliging for those who are dealing with heart related disorders. Cell formation and cellular oxidation are the two activities carried out by iron.

Prevents constipation

Figs are fully loaded with high proportions of fiber. The content of fiber helps in protecting and curing dehydration and is the main reason behind your healthy stomach. Additional electrolyte properties help the body to fights diseases in this case.

It is helpful in diabetes

Figs are extremely beneficial in treating diabetes and so does its leaflets. The leaves seek to diminish the requirement of insulin in the body for those dealing with diabetes. You can have them in your body which is very obliging. Figs also regulate the blood sugar level that facilitates you maintaining a good health.

It is helpful in morning sickness

Figs also consist of huge proportions of vitamin C that assists you to conquer dawn illness. It invigorates and amuses your frame of mind. So you can have it on a daily basis in your feast which is packed with healthy properties and it also flavors adequately well that to cheer up up your mood.

It keeps your mouth healthy

Figs play a vital role to the people who undergo stinking mouth problem. If you masticate 3 to 5 leaves and later rinse your mouth with water it facilitates you conquer awful breath. This also helps in curing Mouth ulcer. Vitamin B present in it keeps your mouth vigorous and treats different types of mouth related disorders.

It keeps you healthy

It consists of a superior proportion of dietary vitamins, fibers and minerals most significantly the antioxidants that prevents you from several disorders. All the nutrients give adequate diet to the overall body for an entire day.  It is extremely inferior in calories which help you stay vigorous and strong.

It helps you in losing weight

Its dietary benefits can assist you in losing weight since it consists of a good proportion of soluble dietary fiber that facilitates the body to lose weight. It is also very low in calorie which keeps body slim

It helps in metabolism of carbohydrates

It consists of good proportions of Vitamin B6 compounds that are niacin, pyridoxine, folates and pantothenic acid that are the substituent for the metabolism of fats, proteins and carbohydrates.





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