Figs

Dried Figs: Fascinating Facts you Never Knew About Them!

The fruit is usually consumed fresh or in a preserved form, such as dried or as a paste. Turkey is the major producer of dried figs, followed by Iran, USA, Greece, Spain and Italy.  3.5 ounces of dried figs contain 162 milligrams of calcium. That's 16% of your daily recommendation. In fact, half a cup of figs has the same amount of calcium as half a cup of milk. Since figs hold moisture in baked goods, pureed figs can be...

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