Ficus carica is an Asian species of flowering plant in the mulberry family (Moraceae) , known as the common fig. Native to the Middle East and western Asia , figs has been sought out and cultivated since ancient times and is now widely grown throughout the world. Because of having tropical and half-tropical climate in Iran, it has a good potential for cultivating a variety types of common figs.
What are dried figs?
Figs are a unique fruit with a size of your thumbs. With a pink flesh and edible peel and lots of tiny seeds, they have a mild, sweet taste. The Scientific name of them, is Ficus Carica. Dried figs are made of figs fruits. In the process of drying figs they lose their moisture and last for a longer time and the minerals survive. Dried figs are in white-golden color. To know the specific information of our dried figs please check our products information. Dried figs like the fresh ones have numerous health benefits.
Nutritional Value of Dried Fig
Nutrition Facts Amount in 100gr
Calories 249 kilo calories
Carbohydrate 63.87 gr
Protein 3.30 gr
Fat 0.93 gr
Water 30.05 gr
Fiber 9.80 gr
Sugar 47.92 gr
Cholesterol 0.00 gr
Vitamin Amount in 100 mili gr
Vitamin E 0.35 mili gr
Vitamin K 15.60 micro gr
Vitamin C 1.20 mili gr
Thiamine B1 0.09 mili gr
Riboflavin B2 0.08 mili gr
Niacin B3 0.62 mili gr
Adenine B4 15.80 mili gr
Pantothenic Acid B5 0.43 mili gr
Vitamin B6 0.11 mili gr
Folate B9 9.00 micro gr
Mineral Amount in 100 gr
Calcium 162.00 mili gr
Iron 2.03 mili gr
Magnesium 68 mili gr
Phosphorus 67 mili gr
Potassium 680 mili gr
Sodium 10 mili gr
Zinc 0.55 mili gr
Copper 0.29 mili gr
Manganese 0.51 mili gr
Selenium 0.60 mili gr
What are the benefits of dried figs?
Figs have lots of health benefits. Because of having fiber, they can promote your digestive health. Decreasing constipation and promoting gut health is because of high rate of fiber in figs.
They’re also good for blood pressure and blood fat levels and may reduce the risk of heart disease.
Figs also are good for skin especially for allergic problems. Figs are rich in vitamin C, vitamin K, potassium, phosphorus, magnesium, calcium and fiber. One cup of figs contain 371 calories while a cup of fresh figs contain approximately 111 calories. So dried figs are a good choice for supplying your daily calories.
Figs also have a positive effect on your immune system. According to a 2015 study published in the journal Fish & Shellfish Immunology, figs have compounds that can improve the immune system.
Figs are good for bone health and can prevent osteoporosis. They’re rich in calcium and that’s vital for bone health. A cup of dried figs can provide you approximately a quarter of your daily calcium needs.
Figs can improve your memory and that’s because of their high levels of antioxidants. A 2014 study of BioMed Research International shows this fruit can delay Alzheimer and have beneficial effect on brain and can improve memory related behavioral deficits.
Another benefits of figs is the effect on diabetes. Figs are high in sugar and you may think it’s not a good choice for people suffering diabetes. But a 2018 study in Journal of Ethnopharmacology shows figs can reduce blood glucose levels and improve insulin response.
How to store dried figs?
Dried figs in a sealed package last for a month in a room temperature. In refrigerator they last up to a year. If you want them to last for more than a year, keep them frozen.
Where can I buy dried figs in cheaper prices?
Rad Pardis group is a main supplier to wholesale different kinds of dried fruits. Here you can find naturally grown dried figs with high quality and cheaper prices. To know detailed information of our dried figs such as price, color, weight, size and type of them please check our products information.
How is the dried figs packed for shipping?
We offer the 20 Kg packs for our products. You can offer your own way of package. Then we can pack the products exactly the way you want.
Why choose Rad Pardis to buy online dried fruits?
Rad Pardis is a company with well trained staff which has the ability to produce a variety of dried fruits. Our mission is to honor and respect our clients, with a good service and high quality products we want to have the loyalty of our clients. We have the ability of fast delivery of our products to all around the world specially the countries of Middle East. Our experts as trustable advisors are there for you thorough this journey.