Dried and ready-to-eat figs have a more concentrated form of nutrients and are great for energy-boosting iron and potassium which is important for steadying blood pressure but they also more calories per gram than fresh versions.

How Much to Eat?

Two fresh figs weighing a total of 110g are a useful for fibre, giving us around a tenth of our daily goal. Dried and ready-to-eat figs are good for the bone building nutrient calcium with just three dried figs providing about a fifth of a woman’s daily needs.