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Five Ways You Can Eat to Compete

Disclosure: I am a spokesperson for the California Avocado Commission. Opinions are my own. Elite athletes are constantly putting in the work on the slopes and on the ice; however, it's often forgotten that what you do in the kitchen is just as important as all the grueling hours you focus on training. Fueling your body so you can train your best will help prepare you for the ultimate day of...

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How California Avocados Can Help with a Flat Belly

It has been suggested that prebiotics intake may: exert protective effects to prevent colon cancer; reduce inflammation and symptoms associated with inflammatory bowel disease; lower some risk factors for cardiovascular disease; enhance the bioavailability and uptake of minerals, including calcium, magnesium and possibly iron; and promote satiety and weight loss and prevent obesity. It's also...

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Chocolate and California Avocado Chia Pudding

At the end of my kids’ first week back to school this year, I was exhausted. Between getting them back into the groove of school schedules and all that goes with that (earlier bedtimes, homework, etc.) and pulling together everything that their teachers needed, I felt ready to turn back the clock and do summer vacation all over again. I was in definite need of a cool, sweet treat. So I...

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