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.
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.
Over the past two decades, snacking has steadily increased among Americans, with snack foods representing about a quarter of an average adult’s energy intake.
Dietary fiber from fruits, as part of an overall healthy diet, helps reduce blood cholesterol levels and may lower risk of heart disease. Additionally, according to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, replacing saturated fats or trans fats with unsaturated fats can also reduce bad cholesterol levels in your blood. Unfortunately, most Americans don’t meet fruit […]
Having a hard time helping clients identify the right food choices that can also keep them feeling full? When eaten as part of a healthy diet, the avocado – whether used as an ingredient, in a dish or enjoyed on its own – is a satisfying, nutrient-dense fruit to pick.
Happy Pi Day. Treat your clients to a special kind of pie – one with good fats and a savory bite. Avocado takes the place of lard to bind the corn masa in this Tamale Pie and the result will keep this recipe in circulation.
‘Tis the season of decadent treats and merry feasts. Looking for ways to help clients scale back without sacrificing on taste during the holidays?
Over the past two decades, snacking has steadily increased among Americans, with snack foods representing about a quarter of an average adult’s energy intake. Research also shows a shift in the sources of snacks as well, now largely made up of salty foods, chips and nuts with a lesser amount coming from desserts, dairy products and fruit.
Thought avocados were just for the summer? Not the case. These creamy green fruits are available year-round. And their versatile taste makes it easy to incorporate them into cooler weather dishes. This Halloween, encourage clients to scale back on the sugary treats and bring in the natural goodness of fresh fruits and vegetables – like avocados.