Carbohydrate and Fiber Counts for Figs
- 1 large fresh fig (2.5 inches in diameter; a little over 2 oz): 10 grams effective (net) carbohydrate plus 2 grams fiber and 47 calories.
- ¼ cup chopped dried figs: 23 grams effective (net) carbohydrate plus 4 grams fiber and 93 calories.
- 1 oz dried figs: 15 grams effective (net) carbohydrate plus 3 grams fiber and 70 calories.
Glycemic Index for FigsOne study of dried figs had an average GI of 61. There are no studies of fresh figs.
Glycemic Load of Figs
- 1 large fresh fig (2.5 inches in diameter; a little over 2 oz): 4
- ¼ cup chopped dried figs: 11
- 1 ounce chopped dried figs: 8
Health Benefits of FigsFigs are a fairly good source of Vitamin K, potassium and magnesium.
More Information About Fresh Figs and Dried Figs at Calorie Count Plus.
More Carb Profiles:
Leroux, MarcusFoster-Powell, Kaye, Holt, Susanna and Brand-Miller, Janette. "International table of glycemic index and glycemic load values: 2002." American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Vol. 76, No. 1, 5-56, (2002).
Serraclara, A , Hawkins, F. et al. "Hypoglycemic action of an oral fig-leaf decoction in type-I diabetic patients." Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice. 39(1):19-22 (1998)
USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 20.