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8 Amazing Reasons to Add Figs to Your Diet

figs as a delicacy fit for divinity, royalty, and laborers alike. As trade and discovery spread from the Eastern to the Western hemisphere, fig-trees were among the many plants shared.Sacred texts, art, and literature from around the world adore this tender fruit.

In Christian tradition, the first humans sewed together fig leaves to make aprons to hide their nakedness. To those of the Muslim faith, these sweet orbs were considered a divine blessing, along with olives and grapes.In Ancient Egypt’s afterworld traditions, the souls of royalty were said to be enclosed in one of these fruits after death.

Early myths associated certain species with natural spirits, both good and evil. For some cultures, they were both feared and worshiped.They

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