Sweet, juicy and low in calories, figs are jam packed with potassium, antioxidants and fibre. Here’s how to add them to today’s menu. The fig has a long-standing history as a symbol of female sexuality. Its pink flesh and little seeds are suggestive reminders of reproductive lady parts, and it’s been titled the unofficial understudy of the apple in the classic Adam and Eve tale. (Here are three more sexy foods you just need to eat!) Even without its romantic past, a ripe fig is undeniable food porn.