These fig facts can be used to help make decisions with regards to including figs in your diet.
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You can use the following information to decide whether or not to include figs in your diet.
The fig is:
- Low in Saturated Fat, Cholesterol and Sodium
- High in Dietary Fiber
The nutritional value of raw figs means that they're good for:
- Maintaining good general health
- Losing weight
It is OK to include a small amount of raw figs if you're interested in:
- Gaining weight
The following table outlines the basic nutritional values of fig.
|Preparation||Portion||Carbs (g)||Fiber (g)||Fat (g)||Energy (kj)|
|Fig (raw)||1 (40g)||3||1||0||70|
|Fig (dried)||5 (75g)||41||10.5||0.5||725|
|Fig (semi-dried & sweetened)||3 (70g)||34||8||0||325|