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Figs

Foods / Figs

About This Food

Description

Figs are one of the Western world’s oldest known foods and were introduced by the Spanish in the mid-1700s. Almost all domestic figs are now produced in California.

Fresh or dried, figs are a good source of fiber. They also contain some potassium, magnesium, calcium as well as phytonutrients called ficins.

Glycemic Index=64
Glycemic Load=16
Antioxidant Score (ORAC)=3,383

Selecting & Storing

Figs should have a rich color. Look for plump figs with unblemished skins and a mild fragrance. They should yield to gentle pressure. Fresh figs will are highly perishable so it`s best to keep ripe fresh figs in the refrigerator.

Special diets
  • Gluten-Free Diet
  • Gluten-Free/Dairy-Free Diet
  • Grain-Free Diet
  • Low Carb Diet
  • Low Lectin Diet
  • Paleo Diet (Light)
  • Paleo Diet (Strict)
  • PCOS Diet
  • Pescetarian Diet
  • Primal Diet
  • Vegetarian Diet
  • Whole Food
Benefits
Excellent Source of
Good Source of
  • Fiber
Preferences
  • No Corn
  • No Yeast
  • No Peanuts
  • No Citrus
  • No Pseudograins
  • No Coconut
  • No Fish
  • No Red Meat
  • No Pork
  • No Eggs
  • No Shellfish
  • No Gluten
  • No Nuts
  • No Soy
  • No Dairy
  • No Poultry
  • No Nightshade
  • No Legumes
  • No Grains
  • Low Cholesterol
  • Low Fat
  • Low Sodium
  • Low Saturated Fat
Nutrition & Macros
Nutrition Information

Serving size: 3 medium

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Calories: 111

Omega-6 / Omega-3 ratio: 0 : 1

Macronutrients
Amount
Total Fat
0.45 g
Saturated Fat
0.09 g
Monounsaturated Fat
0.1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat
0.22 g
Trans Fat
0 g
Essential Fatty Acids (Omega-3)
0 g
ALA
0 mg
EPA
0 mg,
DHA
0 mg,
Conjugated Linoleic Acid(CLA)
0 mg
Cholesterol
0 mg
Total Carbohydrate
28.77 g
Net Carbohydrate
24.42 g
Sugars
24.39 g
Fiber
4.35 g
Protein
1.13 g
Sugar Alcohols
0 g
Vitamins
Amount
% Daily Value*
Vitamin A
213 IU
4%
Vitamin C
3 mg
5%
Vitamin D
0 IU
0%
Vitamin E
0.17 IU
1%
Vitamin B6
0.17 mg
8%
Vitamin B12
0 mcg
0%
Vitamin K
7.05 mg
9%
Folate
9 mcg
2%
Niacin
0.6 mg
3%
Riboflavin
0.08 mg
5%
Thiamin
0.09 mg
6%
Choline
7.05 mg
1%
Minerals
Calcium
52.5 mg
5%
Copper
0.11 mg
6%
Iron
0.55 mg
3%
Magnesium
25.5 mg
6%
Manganese
0.19 mg
10%
Phosphorous
21 mg
2%
Potassium
348 mg
10%
Selenium
0.3 mcg
0%
Sodium
1.5 mg
0%
Zinc
0.22 mg
1%
Phytonutrients
Alpha-carotene
0 mcg
Beta-carotene
127.5 mcg
Beta-cryptoxanthin
0 mcg
Lutein + zeaxanthin
13.5 mcg
Lycopene
0 mcg

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