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California Avocados as a Perfect First Baby Food

Did you know that avocados make a great first baby food? The texture, the taste, and the incredible nutrient profile are perfectly ripe for little hands and mouths just starting out on solid foods!MEETING NUTRITION NEEDSBreastmilk and/or infant formula is just fine for providing all the nutrition your baby needs up until six months of life. At the six-month mark though, healthy babies need to...

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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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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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