Dried figs are high in potassium which may contribute to normal muscle function (1,2,3). Not only that, dried figs are high in fiber and a source of vitamin K, calcium, magnesium, copper and manganese (1,2). They’re also remarkable for their phenolic content, a type of antioxidant.
Did you know that figs have numerous edible seeds inside the fruit that are generally hollow, unless pollinated and it’s the pollinated seeds that give the dried figs their characteristic nutty taste (4).
Try dried figs in one of the latest food trends the Buddha bowl in our salmon poke bowl with walnuts, almonds and dried figs.