If you haven’t heard of Fig Newtons, you might be surprised to know that they’re loaded with calories! They’re a high-calorie treat, with 12 grams of sugar per serving! According to the American Heart Association, women shouldn’t consume more than 100 grams of added sugar a day, while men should limit themselves to 150 grams a day. A single fig newton cookie will quickly rack up more than half of your daily sugar allowance.
A single serving of fig newtons has 200 calories, 41 grams of carbohydrates, and 2 grams of protein.