Hello dear readers.Figs, benefit and harm, as well as the treatment of figs, today let's talk about this.Honestly, of all the dried fruit I like figs, for me it is very tasty and sweet.I winter tea with figs drank, ate figs instead of sugar, but I love him so much that I could eat, and 200 grams, I can not help it.This year, when vacationing in the Crimea bought some fresh figs, it was interesting to try what it fresh, we only sell dried figs. taste dried figs course I like more, but also nothing new.True when transporting it from hurting us a little, it is very delicate, these fruits fresh.So, it is better to keep them in their hands and not put into the overall package of food, otherwise you run the risk of there not figs and "mush".

Figs has other names: smakovnitsa, fig, fig.Widespread figs in Georgia, in the Mediterranean countries, in the Crimea, the Caucasus, Central Asia.fig tree can grow up to 200 years and bear fruit.And the Bible mention of figs, its leaves were the first clothing for Adam

and Eve.

now in greater detail, we will talk about the benefits of figs.

Figs use.

  • Figs strengthens our immune system.
  • figs has a mild laxative effect.
  • figs is very good hematonic.
  • Figs are extremely helpful to eat in cardiovascular diseases.
  • Figs excellent diaphoretic, antipyretic.
  • figs very good for cough, laryngitis, sore throat.
  • Figs useful to eat at reduced hemoglobin in the blood, as in the number of iron figs surpasses even an apple.
  • figs lowers blood cholesterol.
  • Figs are rich in potassium, and is beneficial for the heart.
  • Figs outputs from our intestinal toxins.
  • Contains antioxidants.

Figs harm.

  • Figs harmful for patients with diabetes because it contains a lot of sugar.
  • Gout is contraindicated in figs.
  • In exacerbations of gastrointestinal disease.
  • Precautions should eat figs in urolithiasis.

Now let's talk about how to pick the figs?
Most importantly, the figs were no dents, scratches, it must smell of fruit, and if it smells fermented wine, so spoiled figs.The fruits fresh figs are very perishable, so be sure to pay attention to the appearance of the fruit.If you choose dried figs, it was not a raid, not very bright color, usually the color of dried figs light yellow.

How do I store figs?

Fresh figs kept well very long, it is very capricious.I kept fresh figs about 3 days in the refrigerator, and then, he was soft on the 3rd day, we had to eat it, as long as it kept just did not make sense.Generally each fruit figs should be dry cloth, wrapped in a napkin and put in a container, put the figs in the refrigerator.And figs absorbs any odors from the refrigerator.Better, of course to buy him a little bit and just eat.

with dried figs there are no problems, he stored up to six months in a cool and dark place.I keep it in the fridge, but I'm not buying it a lot, buy a little bit.He used to have sold in bulk in a cardboard box.Just be sure to pay attention to his appearance.Once bought figs, 2 of them were spoiled.

How to eat figs?

I read somewhere that with fresh figs need to remove skins, or eat it with a spoon.Sold on the market in the Crimea, told me that nothing like eating figs along with the skin, just tear off the tail, it is useful with the skins.In general, I washed it, and ate with the skins.The pulp from the figs are very juicy, sweet, but not cloying, only small stones too much.

But dried figs for me is much more delicious, especially with tea, but I do not put sugar and drink a bit of sugar with figs.Figs so sweet that perfectly replaces sugar.What else can be replaced with sugar, you can read my article "How can replace sugar."

figs contains only 38 kcal per 100 grams, so feel free to eat figs, is a low-calorie product.

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