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

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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


A Surprising Avocado Trick

When you slice into an avocado, you inevitably bump up against its pit. Prying out the spherical seed and tossing it in the trash is probably the most thought you give to it, as your Read More

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