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Top 5 Superfoods for Dudes

June is Men’s Health Month, the peak of grilling season, and the month we celebrate Father’s Day.  Seems like a perfect time to explore some tasty, manly foods to help support the health of the special dudes in your life.Superfoods for DudesSpices (& Herbs)   Dudes love to grill out, it’s no secret! A super-tip to boost the flavor and healthiness of your grilled...

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Why Fiber Should Be Your BFF

We hear the word “fiber” mentioned so often yet most of us are not getting enough of the stuff. Maybe that’s because we don’t know how much fiber we really need or perhaps we’re not even aware of the many pleasant-tasting ways to find fiber.   Why is fiber so important? Dietary fiber from fruit, as part of an overall healthy diet, helps reduce blood cholesterol...

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Healthy Avo-licious Avocado Brownies

Courtesy of our friend Trish Farano, NDTRRhetorical question #1: Are you always looking for ways to include healthier ingredients into what you feed your kids? (And actually what you feed you…)Rhetorical question #2: Aren’t we all?I recently tackled making over a traditional brownie by substituting California Avocado in for the butter that would normally be in the recipe. You may not...

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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...

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