|Anjeer Burfi - M M Mithaiwala|
Anjeer ( fig ) are sweet and soft. A paste of Anjeer can be easily used as a healthy substitute for sugar. Anjeer can be consumed as a fruit or it can be used to make Sweets , pies, pudding, cakes, jam, jellies and preserves.
An Exotic & Nutritious Sweet ,fully loaded with all the health benefits !
Health Benefits of Anjeer (Fig) :-
Good Source of Iron - Dried figs can be used to for meeting our iron requirement. Iron is required by our body for transporting oxygen in the blood.
Strengthen Bones - Figs are rich source calcium which helps in strengthening the bones.
Good for Diabetic Patients: Fig leaves and fruit are both healthy snack options for diabetics.
Lowers Blood Pressure - Consuming dried figs is very can meet our daily potassium requirements and help lower the blood pressure.
Improves digestion: Anjeer is rich in dietary fibre. 3 pieces of dried figs contain 5 grams of fibre, which accounts for about 20% of our daily requirement
Helps in weight loss: Apart from being rich in fiber, dried figs are low in calories. One piece of dried fig gives you just 47 calories .
Healing Properties of Anjeer (Fig) :-
Lower Cholesterol - Figs contain Pectin which is a soluble fiber. When we consume soluble fiber it helps to remove cholesterol from the system and flushes it out of the body.
Colon Cancer - Fiber present in figs is useful to flush out all the harmful toxins from the body including cancer causing substances.
Prevents Constipation - Figs are rich in fiber which ensures healthy bowel movement thereby preventing constipation.
Coronary Heart Disease - Dried figs contain phenol, Omega-3 and Omega-6 which are fatty acids highly effective in significantly reducing the risk of coronary heart disease.
Prevention of Hypertension - Figs are high in potassium and at the same time low in sodium which is very useful to prevent hypertension.
Stay Healthy & Happy :)