Thursday, 21 February 2013

Ten Health Benefits of Dried Figs

Dried figs are evergreen fruits which are tasty as well as healthy. 

Here are some of the best health benefits of dried figs

1. With a good portion of dietary fibre, it helps in losing weight.

2. It is good for the digestive system and relieves the symptoms of Irritable Down Syndrome.

3. The potassium content in dried figs helps in regulating high blood pressure as well as hypertension.

4. The calcium content in this delicious fruit helps in making the bones stronger.

5. It is a good snack for diabetics as it contains natural sugars.

6. It helps in controlling the cholesterol levels with a soluble fibre called pectin present in it.

7. With omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, it helps in preventing coronary diseases.

8. For past hundreds of years, it has also been used as an effective aphrodisiac.

9. These are excellent for building red blood cells which cures a person suffering from iron deficiency.

10. The magnesium content in figs is considered to be the best for maintaining a good cardiovascular health.

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