Foods for Anti-Inflammatio
Foods for Anti-Inflammation + Fruits for Anti-Inflammation: How Dried Figs Fit
by Carolyn Williams, RD Incorporating figs into meals and snacks is an easy and delicious way to your boost intake of fiber, potassium, magnesium, calcium, and iron, but what many don’t realize is that eating figs is also a great way to reduce inflammation and lower disease risks. Thanks to their unique combination of nutrients and bio-active compounds, dried figs...
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For the Love of Figs: Nutrition Facts about Figs
by Tawnie Graham, RD Figs are quite the fruit—you will think so too with all of the nutrition facts about figs! With their honey-like sweetness and wonderful texture, Orchard Choice and Sun-Maid California Dried Figs are a delicious choice.  Learn more about fig nutritional benefits. What are the Health Benefits of Figs? Eating figs introduces a variety of health benefits....
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Find It in Figs: Potassium in Dried Figs
by Lorelle Del Matto, MS, RDN Why do you eat figs? If your answer is “They taste good!”, you’re not alone. There are many reasons we choose foods, but taste is number one, according to fifteen years of consumer research conducted by the International Food and Information Council (IFIC) (1). The potassium in figs might just have you reaching for...
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Are Figs Good for You?
I’m a huge fan of figs. If you’ve ever wondered are figs good for you, the short answer is yes (and is all about going with your gut—you’ll see why soon). But you might also wonder what are figs good for. Read on for ideas and a fig flaxseed snack recipe not to miss. How are Figs Good for You...
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Fig Meal Prep Ideas: How to Increase Fiber
Article and photos by Melanie Flinn, RD If eating healthier is one of your New Year’s resolutions, you’ll have more success if you break it down into smaller, mini-goals. When you set a big goal, it’s hard to know where to start and it’s easy to get discouraged. How much fiber do I need? Getting enough fiber and meal prepping...
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Dig into the Health Benefits of Dried Figs
What are the Health Benefits of Dried Figs When you eat Orchard Choice or Sun-Maid California Dried Figs, you help yourself to the health benefits of dried figs. Dried figs are an excellent source of dietary fiber and are full of essential minerals such as potassium, magnesium, iron and calcium. What Nutrients are in Dried Figs The nutrients in dried...
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