Essay About Figs

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The Many Health Benefits of Figs (Anjeer), Dates and Turmeric Figs “No greater thing is created suddenly, any more than a bunch of grapes or a fig. If you tell me that you desire, I answer you that there must be time. Let It first blossom, then bear fruit, then ripen.” The fruit that has withstood the test of time - One of the oldest trees in the world, the fig tree that is native to the Middle East and Mediterranean have been around for centuries and have been held in much regard by many generations for centuries. Fresh figs are delicate and perishable and therefore are often dried, to preserve its nutrients and all the goodness it possesses. Figs are also referred to as Anjeer. Fresh figs have a succulent, delectable taste to it and possess many a benefits. Figs are high in natural sugars, minerals and soluble fiber and therefore acts as a natural sweetener due to which many a sweet dish are made using figs. They are rich in minerals including potassium, calcium, magnesium, iron and copper and are also a good source of antioxidant vitamins A, E and K that contribute to health and wellness. Phew! That’s one long list of nutritional benefits… With regards to health benefits, figs help in the prevention of constipation, weight loss, prevention of coronary heart disease, colon cancer, protection against…show more content…
For a dutiful Indian, it is the epitome of a typical Indian wedding where turmeric is applied on the bride and groom with the belief that it is an essential part of beautifying the skin apart from other cultural traditions that we will not delve on. We are also well aware of turmeric’s anti-inflammatory, anti-septic, anti-bacterial and anti-viral properties. Which is why, it is the first thing we run for, to cover a wound or a cut to our body. However, this beautiful, ancient and aromatic powder serves many a purpose apart from what is generally known to

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