Figs are one of the earliest fruits cultivated by man. Native to areas from Aslatic Turkey to northen India , figs spread to all the countries around the Mediterranean. Today , the United States , Turkey , Greece and Spain are the primary producing nations of dried figs.
Because they have no fat , saturated fat , cholesterol or sodium. figs help you meet today's Dietary Guidelines established by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Health organization recommend a diet low in fat , high in vitamins , minerals and dietary fiber to help lower the risk of heart disease and some types of cancer.