The Dietary Guidelines and California Avocados
Written by our friend Andrea N. Giancoli, MPH, RD
We’re spreading the word about California Avocados’ starring role in a healthy diet that fits right in with the latest 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (Dietary Guidelines) to:
Follow a healthy eating pattern across the lifespan
Focus on variety, nutrient density and amount you consume
Limit calories from...
8 Reasons Why California Avocados are a Superfood
05 / 16 / 2016
Written by our friend Bonnie Taub-Dix, MA, RDN, CDN
Certain words like “antioxidants,” “phytonutrients,” and “probiotics,” have become part of our everyday language. As a registered dietitian nutritionist, I know they are good for us, yet most people don’t know what those terms mean. The same goes for the word, “superfood.”What Makes Avocados...
Superfood Snacking with Superfruit California Avocados
Written by our friend Michelle Dudash, RDNSuperfoods, like California Avocados are a natural choice for health conscious snackers. This superfruit contributes nearly 20 vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients at 50 calories for a 1-oz serving (about 1/5 of a medium avocado). And the good fats in California Avocados help boost nutrient absorption of fat soluble nutrients, like vitamins A, D, E and K,...
Grilling with California Avocados
07 / 02 / 2015
It’s time to think outside the bun and get the grill going with foods your family and guests wouldn’t expect to see under that hood. Mangoes, pineapple, potatoes, peaches, and avocados make regular appearances on our summer shopping list. Their built-in naturally delicious tastes make them so easy to incorporate into our grilling menu without the need for fancy recipes. Take creamy...