Healthy Food Spotlight – Figs

Healthy Food Spotlight – Figs

Many of us enjoy harvesting our own figs or picking them up at the grocery store or a farmer’s market. Figs provide many healthy benefits and have been considered by some to be a great sports training food! Figs provide a sweet flavor with many nutrients including insoluble and soluble fiber, potassium, iron, calcium, and antioxidants.

So, get a few figs in your diet today by having them plain or adding them to vegetables, salads, muffins, breads, oatmeal, or other foods.

Information from: www.eatright.org