Healthy Snacks-Dried Figs

Dried figs are a healthy snack. They taste sweet and have a fruity fragrance. They are very suitable for public tastes and can be used to make tea, porridge, and soup. Figs have a sweet taste, are rich in nutritional value, and are very good for the body.

Main functions:
1. Soothing and laxative: The fiber and pectin in figs can stimulate intestinal peristalsis and purify the intestines.
2. Lower blood pressure: Figs contain a large amount of potassium, which maintains the health of the nervous system and prevents strokes.
3. Restore physical strength: Dried figs contain high sugar content, of which fructose and glucose can be quickly absorbed by the body and provide energy. Contains essential amino acids for the human body, promotes protein synthesis, restores physical strength, and increases disease resistance.
4. Clear away heat and reduce swelling: Substances such as citric acid, husolic acid, oxalic acid and salt in figs can clear away heat, detoxify, reduce inflammation and sterilize. It is effective for symptoms such as sore throat, hoarse moans, sores on the mouth and tongue.

Medicinal diet recipe
Ingredients: 1-2 dried figs, 3 grams of honey
Method: Wash the whole dried figs, break them into small pieces, put them in a cup, add boiling water and brew. When the water temperature drops below 50 degrees, add honey to taste.
Contraindications for consumption: Patients with fatty liver, patients with cerebrovascular accidents, those with diarrhea, those with normal serum potassium periodic paralysis, and those with loose stools should not eat raw food.