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Are Dried Figs as Healthy as Fresh?

The combination of subtly sweet, tender flesh and the slight crunch of seed make figs a decadent treat, as well as a healthful add...
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Nutrition Benefits of Fig Leaves

Once used to protect the privacy of Adam and Eve and adorn the bodies of Greeks and Romans, fig leaves are most commonly known for...
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Fig Allergies

Allergic reaction may result from consuming the skin or pulp of green or dried figs, from the commercial extract of figs or from ...
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Calories in Fresh Figs

In a world where produce routinely travels thousands of miles from harvest to plate, fresh figs remain a seasonal luxury. The swee...
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Nutritional Value for Figs

Figs have long been a staple in Mediterranean cuisine -- archaeological evidence for the cultivation of figs goes back as far as 5...
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Are Fig Newtons Healthy?

Fig lovers often include Fig Newton cookies, a Nabisco product, in their diet. This cookie features paste made from figs inside a ...
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Kinds Of Figs

The fig is a sweet, tart fruit that boasts a long history, stretching back to ancient Greece and Egypt. Figs were originally nativ...
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The Nutrition Profile for Calimyrna Figs

The calimyrna fig originated in California and is a special breed of fig derived from the smyrna fig of Turkey. Known for its gold...
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Should I Refrigerate Figs?

Fresh figs are in season in warmer parts of the country from midsummer through early autumn. Because figs are so perishable, they ...
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How to Stew Figs

Fresh figs are highly perishable, but dried figs are hardy, available year-round and easy to ship and store. You can eat both fres...
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