Nutrients and Health Benefits Of Figs(Anjeer)

Health Benefits of Figs(Anjeer):
  • (1)Figs are rich in Vitamin B Complex(B Vitamins) and help a lot for metabolism of carbohydrates, proteins and fats.
  • (2)Figs are excellent source of copper anf iron which helps in production of red blood cells.
  • (3)Figs contain a good amount of Potassium that help to control heart beat and blood pressure.
  • (4)Figs also help a lot to cure constipation.
  • (5)High fiber contents in figs prevents reduce the risk of breast and colon cancer.
  • (6)Figs are rich in calcium and increase bone density.
  • (7)Figs are also helpful in reducing high cholesterol level.
  • (8)Vision loss in older people is due to macular degeneration in eyes but this problem can be reduced by consuming figs.
  • (9)Figs are considered best to improve sexual stamina. Soak 2-3 figs in milk overnight and eat them in the morning to enhance your sexual power.
  • (10)Consuming 2-3 Figs with a glass of milk is an excellent home remedy for underweight persons and help a lot to gain weight.
Nutritional Value Per 100g Figs(Anjeer):


Nutrients present in 100g figs are given below:

Fig fruit (Ficus carica),
Nutrition Value per 100 g.
(Source: USDA National Nutrient data base)
Nutrients
Quantity
Percentage
Energy 74 Kcal 4%
Carbohydrates 19.18 g 15%
Protein 0.75 g 1.5%
Total Fat 0.30 g 1%
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Dietary Fiber 2.9 g 7%
Vitamins
Folates 6 µg 1.5%
Niacin 0.400 mg 2.5%
Pantothenic acid 0.300 mg 6%
Pyridoxine 0.113 mg 9%
Riboflavin 0.050 mg 4%
Thiamin 0.060 5%
Vitamin A 142 IU 5%
Vitamin C 2 mg 3%
Vitamin E 0.11 mg 1%
Vitamin K 4.7 µg 4%
Electrolytes
Sodium 1 mg 0%
Potassium 232 mg 5%
Minerals
Calcium 35 mg 3.5%
Copper 0.070 mg 8%
Iron 0.37 mg 5%
Magnesium 17 mg 4%
Manganese 0.128 mg 5.5%
Selenium 0.2 µg <1%
Zinc 0.15 mg 1%
Phyto-nutrients
Carotene-ß 85 µg --
Lutein-zeaxanthin 9 µg --