Figs provide more fiber than any other common fruit or vegetable and have a high quantity antioxidants. They contain no fat, no sodium and no cholesterol. Figs have the highest overall mineral content of all common fruits. A 40 gram serving provides 244mg of potassium, along with calcium, iron and zinc. Figs are also a natural source of seratonin. Figs contain vitamin B6. Recent research has determined that dried figs contain Omega-3 and Omega-6 essential fatty acids.