· Figs provide you with 20% of your recommended dietary needs on a daily basis.
· Packed with potassium, calcium, and iron, figs have the highest mineral content of all common fruits.
· Ounce for ounce, figs have slightly more calcium than 2% milk.
· Figs were used as a training food by the early Olympics athletes and were also presented as Laurels to the winners as the first Olympic “medal.”
· 1/4 cup of figs packs no fat, no cholesterol, and 113 calories