Benefits of Figs
What Is a Fig
A fig is the fruit of a species of ficus tree. There are over 600 different types of figs, bred for different colors, flavors and uses. Figs mayhave beenone of the first plants to be cultivated and were raised in orchards in the middle east. They are still a traditional part of meals around that area.Figs can be eaten whole and raw, including the seeds and the skin, and have a sweet, mild flavor. Some cultivars have a brilliant coloring and are used decoratively in desserts.