Can Diabetics Eat Dried Figs?

by Mary Ellen Phipps, RDN Have you ever wondered, can diabetics eat dried figs? Year after year, one of the biggest myths in the diabetes world that just will not go away is that people with diabetes can’t eat fruit. And, especially dried fruit. BUT, this is just not true. So, can diabetics eat dried fruit? If you have diabetes … Read More

Brain Healthy Foods: How Dried Figs Are Good for Your Brain

by Carolyn Williams, PhD, RD The idea of brain healthy foods and how the foods we eat influence our brain health is a newer area of nutrition research. However, there’s growing evidence to suggest that not only do foods and nutrients play in the health of brain cells and their communication but potentially play a much bigger role than we … Read More

What Foods Contain Calcium: Dried Figs

Discover what foods contain calcium other than dairy & fruits high in calcium, especially helpful for vegan eaters or dairy-free diets.

“Calcium builds strong bones…” a phrase we have all grown up hearing but why is calcium important and what foods contain calcium? Are there fruits high in calcium and when thinking where we can get it in our diet, how can we start including those foods today? What is Calcium and Why is It Important? Calcium is a mineral found … Read More

For the Love of Figs: Nutrition Facts about Figs

Learn more about the nutrition facts about figs. Avalable all year long, dried fig nutritional benefits will be a fruit you can use in so many ways.

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. … Read More