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Updated 26 February 2013

Figs

Dried or semi-dried figs are a good snack with which to increase energy and raise blood sugar levels quickly.

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Dried or semi-dried figs are a good snack with which to increase energy and raise blood sugar levels quickly. They are also known for their laxative properties. It is thought that they also have cancer-discouraging action.

Figs can be eaten fresh, dried or semi-dried. Figs are a source of potassium, calcium, iron and magnesium.

As figs are very high in sugar content, not too many of them should be eaten.


Carbohydrate 53 g
Starch 0
Sugars 53 g
Protein 4 g
Fat 2 g
Glycaemic index high
Per 100g raw
 
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