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Anjeer (dry figs)

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Anjeer or dry fig is considered immensely beneficial as they are rich sources of vitamins and minerals, including vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin K, potassium, magnesium, zinc, copper, manganese and iron. Dried fig, which is round in shape, is available throughout the year and is considered a healthy snack which has a higher concentration of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. It can also be used to make sweets, jams and other preserves.

Here are benefits of dried figs that you must note:

*Rich in potassium, figs help maintain blood pressure. Not just that, it also ensures that the digestive system is at its optimum. Its dietary fibres can fill your stomach easily and keep you fuller for a longer time, and also stimulate the bowel movement. *The presence of phenol, omega-3, and omega-6 fatty acids in figs help keep a check on cardiovascular health. These fatty acids reduce the risk of coronary heart diseases and have an inhibitory effect on triglycerides (which is a type of fat found in the blood), making their overall number drop. *Figs help in losing weight and are generally recommended for obese patients. However, when taken with milk it has an adverse effect and can also result in weight gain. *People with a sweet tooth can have figs as a healthy substitute for dessert. The sweetness level is pretty high in this dry fruit so it can satiate the sweet craving and also add lesser calories to your body. *The human body requires around 1000mg of calcium per day to meet the daily requirement. Since calcium isn’t produced by the body, what we eat solely contributes to this requirement. Dried figs are a good source of calcium. Most often we fail to meet the set requirement despite having milk, which is the highest source of calcium. Therefore it is important to include other food sources of calcium such as figs in our diet.
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Dried blackberries

Dried blackberries are a sweet and chewy snack that can be added to trail mix and granola, or eaten straight out of the bag. They are a real treat in the morning and go well served with pancakes, or with yogurt for a breakfast parfait. Try dried blackberries on your salads for a burst of fruity goodness. They also make a gorgeous topping to cakes and cheesecakes. One bite of these lush dried blackberries and they will soon become one of your favorite treats. They also make a wonderful addition to salads and baked goods. Dried blackberries are a rich source of antioxidants, vitamins, and fiber.

Health Benefits of Dried Blackberries

Just a serving of these delicious dried blackberries can do wonders for your health. A few of them being : 1)The Greeks used the blackberry as a remedy for Gout, and the Romans made a tea from the leaves of the blackberry plant to treat various illness. It is valuable remedy for dysentery and diarrhea. 2)A 1-cup serving of blackberries contains 62 calories, 1 gram of fat, 2 grams of protein and 14 grams of carbohydrates, including 8 grams of dietary fiber. 3)The vitamins, minerals, phytochemicals and fiber in blackberries may help to lower your risk for heart disease 4)Blackberries are said to strengthen blood vessels, help fight heart disease and help improve eyesight.The high tannin content of blackberries help tighten tissue, relieve intestinal inflammation, and help reduce haemorrhoids and stomach disorders 5) As an excellent source of vitamins A, C, and K, these super berries protect the immune system and ward off illnesses. 6) The insoluble fiber content of dried blackberries supports the digestive system and prevents overeating. 7) Dried blackberries are a satisfying snack, rich in both soluble and insoluble fiber. Research suggests that eating foods rich in soluble fiber can help lower cholesterol and regulate blood sugar levels. 8) The rich color of blackberries can be attributed to their high anthocyanin content. Anthocyanins are a class of antioxidants that fight oxidative damage caused by free radicals, and protect the body against heart disease.
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