Dried figs are available most days of the year, in addition to their richness in many important and useful nutrients for the treatment of health conditions related to breathing, immunity and the digestive system.
In detail, dried figs are a rich source of vitamins, such as vitamin A, C, and K, in addition to minerals such as potassium, magnesium, zinc, copper, manganese and iron.
Dr. Bariatric Surgery, Aparna Govel Bhaskar, believes that dried figs have an important role in the weight loss process. It helps in stimulating the metabolism process; This is because it contains copper, magnesium, phosphorous and potassium, in addition to dietary fiber that prolongs the feeling of fullness and reduces food intake; Thus, dried figs control the calories consumed, in addition to being a low-calorie food; Which makes it the perfect choice for a diet that works to lose weight, according to “Sputnik”.
Experts confirm that dried figs help maintain the health of the digestive system; The compound “Vicin” found in figs works with other enzymes to digest food quickly; This helps to lose weight and melt all belly fat.
Experts state that dried figs have many health benefits; He is:
1- Promotes digestion; It is rich in fiber, prevents constipation, and acts as a food source for healthy bacteria in the gut.
2- It is a rich source of bone nutrients, such as calcium, phosphorous, magnesium and potassium.
3- It helps regulate blood sugar levels, and is a healthy alternative to white sugar for type 2 diabetics.
4- It reduces the risk of heart disease by lowering cholesterol and triglyceride levels.
Dr. Bhaskar explains that the antioxidant content of dried figs, in addition to its properties in lowering blood pressure, allow the removal of free radicals that cause blockage of the coronary arteries in the body.
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