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Fig Fruit

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Fig

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Benefits of including Fig in our diet. Benefits </>
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Main Health Benefits of Fig. Health Benefits
Controls blood pressure, Heart care, Increase in haemoglobin, Prevents constipation, Prevents macular degeneration, Reduces nervous tension and Cancer prevention
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Other General benefits of consuming Fig. General Benefits
Controls blood pressure, Helps in weight loss, Maintains healthy cholesterol level and Strengthens bones
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Benefits of Fig for skin. Skin Benefits
Brightens and lightens complexion, Hydrates skin, Skin rejuvenation and Treatment of acne
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Benefits of Fig for hair. Hair Benefits
Good conditioner, Regulates hair growth and Softening mask
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Allergy of fruits is defined as the damaging Immune response by the body to certain fruits. Fig Allergy
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Allergy symptoms of Fig fruit. Allergy Symptoms
Abdominal Pains, Anaphylaxis, Coughing, Headaches, Hives, Itching, Nasal Congestion, Skin Rash, Sneezing, Sore Throat and Swelling Of Hands
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Undesirable effects of Fig on body. Side Effects
Allergic Reaction, Skin Rash and Possibly Unsafe During Pregnancy
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It tells you whether Fig is allowed for following conditions or not. Recommeded for
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Know whether Fig is allowed for pregnant women or not. Pregnant Women
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Know whether Fig is allowed for lactating women or not. Lactating Women
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Best time to eat Fig. Best Time to Eat
  • Best if taken as a breakfast (or empty stomach)
  • Morning time (before lunch)
  • Don't consume at night and before bed
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Nutrition is the process of obtaining food or nutrients necessary for growth and health. Nutrition </>
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Serving size of Fig is the amount for which the nutrients present in Fig are measured. Serving Size
100 g
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Organic compounds that include sugars, starch and cellulose. Carbs are the primary source of energy. Carbs
19.20 g
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13
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Indigestible part of food that is obtained from plants. Fibers contain substances like cellulose, lignin, pectin and is Important for blood sugar control, Heart health, Skin health, weight loss etc. Fiber
2.90 g
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21
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These are soluble, crystalline, sweet-tasting carbohydrates found in living tissues. Sugar
16.30 g
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5
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Proteins are molecules composed of one or more long chains of amino acids and are necessary for proper functioning of body cells. Protein
0.80 g
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37
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Protein to Carb Ratio. Protein to Carb Ratio
0.04
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24
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Vitamins are organic compounds and a source of essential amino acids to the body. Vitamins
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A type of Vitamin needed for vision, healthy skin, mucous membranes, bone and tooth growth and to immune system health. Vitamin A (Retinol)
7.00 mcg
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29
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It is a part of an enzyme needed for energy metabolism and is Important for nerve functioning. Vitamin B1 (Thiamin)
0.06 mg
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15
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Part of an enzyme important for normal vision and skin health. Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)
0.05 mg
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20
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A Vitamin belonging to Vitamin B complex which aids in better blood circulation and energy. Higher amounts of Niacin improves cholesterol levels and lowers cardiovascular risks. Vitamin B3 (Niacin)
0.40 mg
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36
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Part of an enzyme important for nervous system, digestive system, and skin health. Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic Acid)
0.30 mg
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12
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Part of an enzyme needed for protein metabolism and helps in making red blood cells. Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxin)
0.11 mg
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Part of an enzyme needed for making DNA and new cells, especially red blood cells. Vitamin B9 (Folic acid)
6.00 mcg
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29
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An Antioxidant and part of an enzyme needed for protein metabolism. It’s Important for immune system health and aids in iron absorption. Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid)
2.00 mg
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69
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An Antioxidant and protects cell walls. Vitamin E (Tocopherole)
0.11 mg
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36
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Part of an enzyme needed for proper blood clotting. Vitamin K (Phyllochinone)
4.70 mcg
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15
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A type of carotenoid composed of long chain of eleven conjugated double bonds which prevents heart diseases and certain types of cancers. Lycopene
0.00 mcg
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9
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These are two types of carotenoids which are yellow to red pigments found in fruits and vegetables. Important for antioxidant functions in the body. Lutein+Zeaxanthin
9.00 mcg
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32
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A highly basic compound important in the synthesis and transport of lipids in the body. Choline
4.70 mg
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26
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Fats are group of natural esters of glycerol and various fatty acids. Fat
0.30 g
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20
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Minerals are solid, naturally occurring inorganic substances that are found in fruits. Minerals
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Potassium helps to maintain the proper acid to base ratios in the body and plays an important role in synthesizing proteins from amino acids. Potassium
232.00 mg
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30
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Iron helps our red blood cells for transportation of oxygen to all parts of the body. Regulates cell growth and cell differentiation. Iron
0.37 mg
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30
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Sodium helps nerve and muscle function and maintains the balance of fluids in body. Sodium
1.00 mg
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20
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Helps to maintain healthy teeth and bones. Also necessary for proper functioning of heart, muscles and nerves. Calcium
35.00 mg
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11
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A type of mineral which helps in normal functioning of muscles and nerves. Also helps regulate the heart beat and to keep bones stronger. Magnesium
17.00 mg
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17
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A type of mineral important to increase the immunity of body and is used to make proteins and DNA. Zinc
0.15 mg
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18
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Phosphorus is very important for the formation of bones and teeth. Phosphorus
14.00 mg
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32
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Type of mineral needed for enzyme structure. Helps to maintain healthy bone structure & protects skin against UV light. Manganese
0.13 mg
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25
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Copper is needed for synthesis of hemoglobin and proper Iron metabolism. Copper
0.07 mg
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32
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Being an Antioxidant, selenium plays a key role in the body’s detoxification system. Selenium
0.20 mcg
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15
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They are carboxylic acids which consist of a hydrocarbon chain and a terminal carboxyl group, especially any of those present as esters in fats and oils. Fatty Acids
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Type of fatty acid which lowers the levels of cholesterol and LDL (low-density lipoproteins) in the blood. Omega 3s
0.00 mg
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Type of fatty acid which plays an important role in cell regulation, structure and protection. Omega 6s
144.00 mg
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14
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They are naturally occurring unsaturated steroid alcohols, typically waxy solids. Important for cell signalling and membrane stability. Sterol
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They are plant sterols and stanols that regulate the absorption of cholesterol from the small intestine and lower LDL (low-density lipoprotein) cholesterol in humans. Phytosterol
31.00 mg
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Amount of water present in 100 gm of Fruits. Water Content
79.11 g
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60
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Mineral nutrients (like calcium, phosphorous, zinc, iron, etc.) make up ash. It is the ultimate residue of food combustion. Ash
0.66 g
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It’s an amount of energy that food provides to our body to fuel the metabolic processes. Calories </>
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Serving size of Fig is the amount for which the calories present in Fig are measured. Serving Size
100 g
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Amount of calories present in fresh Fruits with peel. Calories in Fresh Fruit with Peel
74.00 kcal
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Amount of calories present in fresh Fruits without peel. Calories in Fresh Fruit without Peel
Not Available
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Calories present in frozen Fruits. Calories in Frozen Form
71.42 kcal
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Calories present in dried Fruits. Calories in Dried Form
249.00 kcal
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30
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Calories present in canned Fruits. Calories in Canned Form
69.00 kcal
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Calorie count of different Fig items is mentioned ahead. Calories in Foods
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Calorie content in Fig juice. Calories in Juice
65.00 kcal
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Calorie content in Fig jam. Calories in Jam
360.00 kcal
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Calorie content in Fig Pie. Calories in Pie
450.00 kcal
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Features of Fig that make it unique from the other fruits. Characteristics </>
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Category to which Fig belongs! Type
Tree Fruit
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Time of the year when Fig is available. Season
Summer and Winter
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Different types of Fig. Varieties
Abyad, Adriatic, Alma, Atreano, Bataglia, Black Bethlehem, Black Madeira, Black Mission, Brown Turkey, Sierra, Calimyrna, Kadota, Deanna, Figoin and Hardy Chicago Fig
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It tells you whether the fruit is available in seedless form or not. Seedless Variety
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Different colors in which Fig is found. Color
Green, Purple and Red
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The color observed after peeling/cutting a fruit. Inside Color
Pink
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External appearance of Fig. Shape
Conical
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How Fig feels in your mouth! Texture
Fleshy
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Taste of Fig. Taste
Sweet
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The place where scientists have traced the genesis of Fig. Origin
Western Asia
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It gives you an idea about the growing environment required needed for the fruit. Grows on
Trees
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Cultivation is defined as the process of production of food by preparing the land to grow crops. Fig Cultivation
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Type of soil required for proper cultivation of Fig. Soil Type
Clay, Limestone, Loam and Sandy
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It gives the range of pH level of soil. Soil pH
5-7
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Environmental Conditions required to grow Fig. Climatic Conditions
Dry and Warm
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Interesting facts about Fig. Facts </>
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Unique and engaging Information about Fig. Facts about Fig
  • Fig tree is considered as a symbol of abundance, fertility and sweetness.
  • The fig is made up of 55% of natural sugar so they are the sweetest fruits.
  • Figs are used as a fat substitute in recipes.
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It will tell you whether following beverages can be made from Fig or not. Fig In Alcoholic Beverages
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Wine made from Fig. Wine
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Use of Fig in Beer. Beer
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Know whether spirits can be made with Fig or not. Spirits
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Know whether cocktails can be made with Fig or not. Cocktails
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Names of major countries known for growing Fig. Production
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Country that ranks first in gross production of Fig. Top Producer
Turkey
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Other countries that are known producers of Fig. Other Countries
Albania, Algeria, Brazil, Egypt, Iran, Morocco, Syria, Tunisia and United States Of America
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Country which imports Fig on a large scale. Top Importer
France
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Country which exports Fig on largest scale Top Exporter
Turkey
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A recognized latin name given to fruits, consisting of a genus and species. Scientific name helps avoiding misunderstandings which can arise by common names. Scientific Name </>
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Botanical Name of Fig. Botanical Name
Ficus carica
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The alternate name of Fig. Synonym
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Scientific Classification or Taxonomy is the science of defining groups of living things on the basis of shared characteristics. Classification </>
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A domain of organisms having cells each with a distinct nucleus within which the genetic material is contained. Domain
Eukarya
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A Taxonomic category which groups together all forms of life having certain fundamental characteristics in common. Kingdom
Plantae
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A taxonomic category of related organisms constituting a major division of a kingdom. Subkingdom
Tracheobionta
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A rank that if treated as a division of a genus is deemed to be of subgeneric rank for the nomenclature purpose. Division
Magnoliophyta
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It is a taxonomic group comprised of organisms that share a common attribute. Class
Magnoliopsida
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A taxonomic category of organisms, a subdivision of a class which ranks above an order. Subclass
Alismidae
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Its nothing but a taxonomic rank used in the classification of organisms and recognized by the nomenclature codes. Order
Rosales
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Taxonomic category which groups one or more genera, especially sharing a common attribute. Family
Moraceae
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A category of biological classification ranking between the family and the species, comprising structurally or phylogenetically related species or an isolated species exhibiting unusual differentiation. Genus
Ficus
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It is a group of closely related organisms that are very similar to each other and are usually capable of interbreeding and producing fertile offspring. Species
Ficus carica
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Generic group of Fig. Generic Group
Mulberry
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What are the General Benefits of Fig?

Significance of fruits in human diet is well recognized and these natural foods are equally appreciated for their high nutritional value. Talking about Fig Nutrition, it is full of vital nutrients required for our overall fitness and health. What are the general benefits of Fig? Some of the general health benefits of this fruit are: controls blood pressure, heart care, increase in haemoglobin, prevents constipation, prevents macular degeneration, reduces nervous tension and cancer prevention. Fruits also contribute well as a remedy for various hair problems. The hair benefits of this fruit are: good conditioner, regulates hair growth and softening mask. Intolerance to certain fruits or their excess consumption can lead to allergies or side effects. The side effects of this fruit are allergic reaction, skin rash and possibly unsafe during pregnancy. Therefore, despite the taste and nutritional value of fruits, it is essential to consume them as per our health requirement. Keep reading to learn about Fig fruit which includes its nutrition, taxonomy, benefits and unique facts!

Nutrition details of Fig

It is important to know the nutrition details of Fig to get a thorough understanding about its benefits. How many calories are present in this fruit? Calories are responsible for the energy we obtain from fruits. Talking about Fig fruit, for a serving size of 100 g, the amount of calories in fresh fruit without peel is: 74.00 kcal and calories in frozen fruit are 71.42 kcal. Thus, we can say that Fig belongs to Low Calorie Fruits. Taking calories in foods into consideration, calorie content in Fig jam is 360.00 kcal. For 100 g of serving size, the amount of carbs in Fig are 19.20 g. Fibers are the integral part of fruit nutrition. The fiber content of this fruit is 2.90 g. Fruits high in Vitamin C are always recommended by doctors and dietitians. Ascorbic Acid or Vitamin C in Fig in 2.00 mg. Talking about the essential minerals, the amount of potassium and calcium present are 232.00 mg and 35.00 mg.

Fig Taxonomy

Fig taxonomy refers to the botanical classification of this fruit. The botanical name of Fig fruit (Ficus carica) holds great importance in Scientific Classification of Fig as it is a combination of genus (Ficus) and species (Ficus carica). The class and subclass of this fruit is Magnoliopsida and Alismidae. Family is a major taxonomic rank in classification of a fruit and is classified between order and genus. Family of Fig is Moraceae. Fruits with similar family possess similar characteristics.

Interesting facts about Fig

Fruits have been a prominent part of human diet since ages! We eat fruits in raw, stored, canned form and even use them in various recipes. All of us have a basic idea about the characteristics of this fruit but there are some interesting facts about Fig that are still unknown to many of us. Some of the intriguing Fig Facts are:

  • Fig tree is considered as a symbol of abundance, fertility and sweetness.
  • The fig is made up of 55% of natural sugar so they are the sweetest fruits.
  • Figs are used as a fat substitute in recipes.

Nowadays, hybridization of fruits has given rise to different varieties of fruits. The varieties of this fruit are Abyad, Adriatic, Alma, Atreano, Bataglia, Black Bethlehem, Black Madeira, Black Mission, Brown Turkey, Sierra, Calimyrna, Kadota, Deanna, Figoin and Hardy Chicago Fig. It is not available in seedless variety.