The Scoop is in the Science (And May Be on Your Plate)
One thing that’s always on the mind of my clients is brain health. As the 40s sneak up on you, so does the realization that your memory is not what it once was. I often joke with my friends that having a conversation sometimes feels like playing charades when I find myself describing the meaning of the word because I can’t remember the actual word itself! It’s easy to chalk up forgetfulness to getting older, but keeping cognitive health in mind is a serious consideration as we age.
American Heart Month is the perfect time to dispel the myths about dietary fat. You may be surprised to learn that only 40% of consumers view unsaturated fats as healthy, and that they’re often confused when it comes to good vs. bad fats and the foods that contain them. Wish you had a turn-key resource […]
Featuring Avocado Goodness Expert Danielle Omar, MS, RD
Fat often gets a bad rap when it comes to a healthy diet, but good fats, like those found in avocados, can often help make your client’s already healthy diet, even healthier.
Featuring Avocado Goodness Expert Erin Palinski-Wade, RD, CDE
When it comes to successfully managing diabetes, consistency is key. A lifestyle approach including physical activity, blood glucose monitoring, and meal planning can set your clients up for a lifetime of well-managed glucose levels.
with Erin Palinski-Wade, RD, CDE, LDN
Having worked with individuals who have diabetes for more than a decade, two main challenges present themselves time and again when it comes to meal plan compliance: hunger and boredom.
Featuring Avocado Goodness Expert Lindsay Livingston, RD
Nutrition within the first 1,000 days is of paramount importance for the growth and development of a child. Confusion abounds regarding the optimal nutrition for infants and toddlers and, for the first time, birth to 24-month nutrition guidelines are expected to be included within the 2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans.
with Lindsay Livingston, RD
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 complementary and transitional foods available. In addition to being nutrient dense, avocados’ neutral flavor profile and smooth, creamy consistency make them an ideal first food for babies.
with Danielle Omar, MS, RD
It’s time to stop fearing fat! Good fats, like those found in avocados, can be part of a well-balanced diet, especially when combined with other important nutrients like fiber.
Summer Spotlight with Heart Health Expert, Suzanne Steinbaum, MD
With the warm summer upon us and lots of fresh, colorful produce coming into the season, it’s a great time to focus on all the delicious ways to add more fruits and vegetables to meals, snacks, and even desserts!