While their season is short, figs are a tasty summer staple! They’re perfectly sweet,
have a unique texture and are loaded with health benefits you probably didn’t even
realize! Since summer technically isn’t over yet, we wanted to highlight figs for this
week’s Superfood Spotlight!
Figs, whether they’re fresh or dried, are loaded with essential vitamins and
nutrients – nutrients such as magnesium, calcium and potassium, and vitamins such
as K and B6. That’s not all! Figs contain dietary fiber that helps regulate the digestive
system and help promote weight loss by keeping you feeling satisfied. There is so
much more to share about these healthy little fruits, but we don’t want to ruin all the
fun! Check out more fig facts below:
Even some of our favorite healthy snack brands have hoped on the fig train! 18
Rabbits makes a Fig, Cranberry and Hazelnut Granola Bar, all of Nature’s Bakery
bars use figs as their main ingredient, and Newman’s Own Organics made a healthy
version of your favorite childhood classic fig newton called Fig Newmans!
Are you already a fig fan or are you going to give them a shot? Let us know! We want
to hear your thoughts on all things fig related! Happy Snacking!