How Copper + Dried Fig Iron Content Work in Tandem

Healthy peanut butter brownie cups with dried figs satisfy a sweet tooth. The vegan peanut butter cups are so easy to make.

by Annie Siegfried, RDN What do you know about dried fig iron content? Read on to learn more about dried figs iron content and then head to the bottom of the article for my brownie peanut butter fudge cups recipe. If you’ve been feeling weak and tired way too often, it could be due to iron deficiency. It’s the most … Read More

Natural Plant-Based Sweetner: Dried Figs

by Sharon Palmer, The Plant-Powered Dietitian Trimming added sugars is on everyone’s mind these days. In fact, a recent survey found that 67% of Americans are limiting sugar in their diets. That’s a good thing, because Americans are eating way too much of the sweet stuff, which can contribute to health problems, like obesity, type 2 diabetes, and heart disease. … Read More

Dried Fig Nutrition + Fig Nutrients for Everyday: #4FigsADay

Bag of Orchard Choice Figlets and gym bag

by Lorelle Del Matto, MS, RDN, CD What do you know about fig nutrients? By eating just 4 figs a day, you benefit from dried fig nutrition. Learn more and get ideas for using Orchard Choice and Sun-Maid California Dried Figs. Your healthy eating goal for 2022 just got a whole lot easier. Fig Nutrients: Adding #4FigsADay to your daily … Read More

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

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 ever thought!  The connection between … 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

Carbs in Figs: Reasons Why You Should Be Eating Them

Carbs can get a bad rap. Learn how many carbs in figs to incorporate them into nutritious eating. Carbs in dried figs offer a host of nutritional benefits.

by Melanie Flinn, RD Carbohydrates have a bad reputation and many people are confused on how much to consume, but it is more important to focus on the type of carbohydrates rather than the exact amount. The carbs in dried figs are a great choice- let’s find out why and how many carbs in figs are present. What are Carbohydrates? … Read More