The fig is a very energetic fruit, for being rich in sugar. Among the mineral salts that the fruit contains we can highlight Potassium, Calcium and Phosphorus, which contribute for the formation of bones and teeth, for avoiding mental fatigue and also contribute for the normal transmission of nerve pulses.
The fig is recommended for those who have liver and gall bladder diseases. And those who have problems with acid stomach, arthritis or those who are obese must avoid them.
Studies say that the chlorogenic acid which is present in the fig can help controlling the glucose levels, what makes this fruit a good option for people with type 2 diabetes mellitus.
When in good conditions, the fresh fig can be conserved in the fridge for up to one and its harvest season goes from December to April.