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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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5 Ways to Get More Nutrition in Your Meals with California Avocados

Is your menu in need of a makeover? Do you find breakfast boring? Literally loathe packing your lunch? Or is your weeknight dinner routine stuck in a rut? If so, check out the transforming power of California Avocados!With 50 calories in one-fifth of a medium avocado (1 oz.), California Avocados boast nearly 20 vitamins, minerals and beneficial nutrients (more on avocado nutrients). From...

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5 Reasons for Men to Enjoy California Avocados

Having grown up with five brothers, I witnessed their strong aversion to any food that was green in color. Once I became a dietitian, my challenge was to end the long-held belief that green foods were only for the ladies. Working predominantly with male clients, I discovered, quite quickly actually, the green food that most men liked to eat more of: the avocado.So, in honor of my brothers and my...

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Enjoying California Avocados with Type 2 Diabetes

Today marks American Diabetes Association Alert Day® and the kick-off of a month long campaign of the American Diabetes Association (ADA) to raise awareness about the risk factors associated with type 2 diabetes, the most common form of diabetes.In type 2 diabetes, the body’s ability to use insulin, an important hormone involved in helping the body use blood glucose (blood sugar), is...

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