Figs are also one of the good foods for bones because they contain calcium (I wonder if Fig Newtons count - I love those.) High-salt diets may lead to urinary calcium loss, but eating figs will help prevent it because they contain magnesium, potassium, vitamin K, and phosphorus.
As a woman it’s important to look after your bones. If you are lactose intolerant it is especially important to ensure you are getting enough calcium through sources other than milk. Are you looking after the health of your bones?