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8 Reasons Why California Avocados are a Superfood

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...

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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,...

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Grilling with California Avocados

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...

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Celebrate Summer with Good-for-You Fats

Written by our friends Liz Weiss, MS, RD & Janice Newell Bissex, MS, RD.  Low-fat and fat-free foods were all the rage in the 1980s and 90s, but dietary fats’ bad reputation has finally given way to new, evidence-based advice that eating the right types of fat, like those found in avocados, can actually be good for your health.Contrary to common belief, fat doesn’t...

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