Figs are a fruit rich in various nutrients. Each 100 grams of dried figs contains - 63.6 grams of carbohydrates, 48.92 grams of sugar, 9.8 grams of fiber, 0.93 grams of protein, 3.30 grams of thiamine 0.075 mg. Riboflavin 0.072 mg. Niacin 0.619 mg. Pantothenic acid 0.434 mg. Vitamin B-6 0.108 mg. Folate 9 IEU Vitamin C 1.2 mg. Calcium 162 mg. Iron 2.03 mg. Magnesium 6 mg. Phosphorus 8 mg. Potassium 60 mg. Zinc 0.55 mg. Energy 249 kcal Nutrition as well as medicinal figs have many benefits. For example - Figs are very useful for a person who suffers from weakness. Figs help to cure cracked mouth, tongue or lips. Figs help prevent constipation and piles as they contain a lot of fiber. Figs help to relieve physical and mental fatigue. Figs also help in curing shortness of breath and asthma. Figs are rich in potassium which helps in controlling blood pressure. Pectin present in figs regulates blood cholesterol levels. In addition figs and fig leaves help in regulating triglyceride levels. So figs are very useful in preventing heart disease.