Brain Food in Your Diet

As we age we can easily see how some body parts don’t quite act as they did when we were younger. We know that by eating well and exercising we can maintain or build muscle Read More

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Avocados Combat Metabolic Syndrome

A new review investigates the effects of avocados on different components of metabolic syndrome, which is a clustering of risk factors including high blood sugar, cholesterol, blood pressure, and body mass index. These risk factors Read More



Nothing beats a bowl of creamy fresh guacamole, but there are even more ways to use this buttery fruit … like as a skin treatment! Since avocado oil is extracted from the pulp of the fruit (instead of having Read More


Avocado Dressing with Kefir

Here’s a healthy alternative: a dressing made with kefir, which provides the creamy base that’s reminiscent of ranch, and other nutritious ingredients like garlic, lemon, and olive oil. Add in avocado, and it’s kind of everything Read More

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Know the Skinny on Fat

Fat is not the enemy it has been made out to be. We need healthy fats like coconut oil, avocado, seeds and nuts, and, yes, even butter. Saturated animal fat is okay too if the Read More


Smart Eats for Summer

Fuel work and play this summer with a low-carb lifestyle Crab and Avocado Salad Blackberry Spinach Salad with Goat Cheese Medallions Almond-Pineapple Smoothie Smoked Salmon, Cucumber and Cream Cheese Roll-Up Vegetarian Turkey, Swiss and Asparagus Read More


Simple Swaps for Serious Flavor

New ways to add flavor to your picnic (Family Features) From burgers to barbecued chicken, many of the best grilled foods are served with creamy condiments – often packing on calories and fat. Next time Read More


California Avocado Tropical Fruit Salad

Print California Avocado Tropical Fruit Salad Trey Foshee’s California Avocado Fruit Salad (photo credit: California Avocado Commission) Ingredients 2 cups small mango wedges 2 cups small pineapple wedges 1 cup matchstick-cut jicama 1 cup peeled, Read More

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