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Fig, Olive and their Role in the Health of the Body
Amin Hasanvand * , Mehdi Moradian
Social Determinants of Health Research Center, School of Medicine, Lorestan University of Medical Sciences, Khorramabad, Iran , Dr.hasanvand@yahoo.com
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Background and aim: In the Holy Qur'an, many fruits are mentioned in several verses, and even God swears by figs in Surah Al-Tain, which shows the importance of fruits and their role in human life. Therefore, the aim of this study was to investigate the therapeutic effects and role of two fruits, figs and olives, on health.
Materials and methods: In the present review study, 39 articles from electronic databases or search engines such as PubMed, Google Scholar, and SID were reviewed.
Findings: The results of scientists' studies have shown that figs can have various therapeutic effects due to their antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, including diabetes, cancer, microbial infections, and protective effects on various organs of the body. Moreover, olive with its protective and antiviral effects can play an important role in the treatment of various diseases, indicating the special attention of Almighty God for a healthy human body.
Conclusion: The present study has indicated that two fruits, fig and olive, contain compounds that can protect body cells from various diseases, suggesting that Islam attaches great importance to the health of the body.
Keywords: Fig, Olive, Health
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