As a registered dietitian, I’m constantly thinking about how the food we eat impacts our health and the health of our children. A child’s first foods can heavily influence their growth and development, as well as their food preferences later in life.
As children grow and develop during their first two years of life, their flavor preferences are heavily influenced both by breastfeeding and the first foods that are introduced into their diets. Fresh avocados appear to be one of the most ideal first foods available. In addition to being nutrient dense, avocados’ neutral flavor and smooth, creamy consistency makes them an ideal first food for babies.
The versatility of fresh avocados makes them a great addition to countless meals. Trust us, it’s delicious. Find recipe ideas and inspiration here.
Whether you sear them, stuff them or use them as a topping, avocados are a surefire way to ensure your next cookout is hot!
In this post, we’re going to share some expert tips to keep your guac at the top. Take it from the avocado people.
Substituting fresh avocado in sandwiches, on toast or as a spread in place of many other popular foods may help reduce intake of calories, fat, saturated fat, sodium and cholesterol.
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Think you need to up your fruit intake? Enter the avocado, your new super fruit sidekick, which can help guide you on your mission to increase your own fruit and vegetable consumption.
Whether you are maintaining or adopting an active lifestyle, it’s important to remember that what you put into your body can have a direct impact on your performance.