Fig

The fig tree is a deciduous tree growing in a subtropical climate, belonging to the genus Ficus, the Tutov family. Figs are known as fig tree or wine berry. Fig fruits have a pear-shaped shape, color, depending on the variety, varies from green-yellow to dark-violet. The skin of the fruit is thin, covered with small villi. The fruits are very juicy, sweet to taste and fragrant, inside each - a lot of seeds.
Composition and useful properties of figs:
The fresh figs contain fiber, fructose, glucose, beta-carotene, vitamins B1, B2, B5, C, H and PP, as well as the necessary minerals: potassium, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus and sodium, organic acids and tannins.
 

Systemic thiamine deficiency is a causal factor in the development of a number of serious disorders, the leading place in which the lesions of the nervous system occupy. The complex of consequences of thiamine deficiency is known as the beriberi disease.

Vitamin B2 is necessary for the formation of erythrocytes, antibodies, for the regulation of growth and reproductive functions in the body. It is also necessary for the health of the skin, nails, hair growth and in general for the health of the whole organism, including the function of the thyroid gland.

Vitamin B6 is found in many products. Especially a lot of it is contained in the grain sprouts, walnuts and hazelnuts, spinach, potatoes and carrots, color and cabbage, tomatoes, strawberries, cherries, oranges and lemons, avocados.

Vitamin C is used as a restorative and stimulating immune system for various diseases (colds, oncological, etc.), and also prophylactically with insufficient intake of food, for example, in the winter-spring period.

Vitamin H plays a significant role in the metabolism of bones and connective tissue. It restores healthy skin tone, raises appetite, improves the condition of hair and face, eliminates drowsiness, fights depression. Participates in the restoration of muscle tissue.

Functionally, vitamin P participates together with vitamin C in oxidation-reduction processes in the body. Vitamin P is able to partially remove the severity of avitaminosis C, reducing the permeability and fragility of capillary vessels. Vitamins P protect ascorbic acid and adrenaline from oxidation.