Figs are good source of flavonoids and polyphenols. Figs and other dried fruit were measured for their antioxidant content. A 40 gram portion of dried figs ( two medium size figs ) produced significant increase in plasma antioxidant capacity. Figs also have higher quantities of fiber than any other dried or fresh fruit.
These are a great source of calcium. Varieties include the black mission fig, the highly regarded Calimyrna fig, and the juicy green fig.