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|4/16/2013 11:51:45 PM - Would you believe that the avocado is considered by many nutritional experts to be a perfect food? It's considered a superfood by many.
Surprise, it's not really a vegetable, it's a fruit. In areas south of the border, it's often called the alligator pear because of its shape and dark green roughly...|
|1/23/2013 - First, disregard everything negative you may have read or heard about avocados. Avocados are so nutritious that many consider them superfoods. Forget the stuff about fats and calories.
Calories are irrelevant if they're nutritionally packed. It's nutritionally empty calories that lead to obesity....|
|12/28/2012 - Avocados are one of the healthiest foods on the planet. They are filled with a plethora of nutrients including vitamins A, B, C, E, and K, copper, iron, phosporus, magnesium, and potassium. In fact, you would need to eat two or tree bananas to meet the potassium content of just one avocado. Avocados...|
|5/4/2012 - Foods that have an incredible array of health benefits that go well beyond just their nutrient value are considered superfoods. These foods are typically loaded with a combination of critical fatty acids, anti-oxidant phytonutrients and essential amino acids. Avocados are one of the best anti-aging...|
|5/1/2012 - Oxygen has been a critical component in the evolution of life on earth, and humans are no exception as the gas has enabled nutrients to be used more efficiently, in turn allowing for the essential generation of energy required for development and growth. While oxygen is a crucial part of life, it is...|
|12/10/2011 - Beware of popular health myths. For instance, throughout the 1990s and into the first few years of this century, popular health "experts" often warned against eating coconut oil or coconut milk, causing many people to eschew a food now known to offer many health benefits. Another lingering popular health...|
|3/23/2011 - Avocado oil - similar to olive oil as an ingredient in menu items, as a culinary cooking oil, and as an ingredient in topical skin and hair remedies - provides a healthy, beneficial balance of Omega-9, 6 and 3 fats and the antioxidant Vitamin E. Avocado oil has been shown in studies to effectively lower...|
|10/29/2010 - Avocados are famed for their healthy fats and delicious taste but most people don't realize they have many medicinal benefits as well. Not only have they been used throughout folk medicine, but they are also currently being researched to unlock even more secrets.
What folk medicine has to say:
|9/28/2010 - The avocado should be the crown jewel of a vegetarian or vegan diet, even though it`s not a vegetable. It is actually a fruit, an oily berry, sometimes called an alligator pear because of its shape and outer skin texture and color.
Avocado, along with organic rice and beans, would be more than enough...|
|5/29/2010 - Delicious and healthy, the fresh avocado, often referred to as the alligator pear, is loaded with nutrients and heart healthy fats, making a perfect snack or side dish for a meal. Storing the unused portion of a fresh avocado inappropriately generally results in an inedible, brown, slimy mess that must...|
|5/23/2010 - Avocados have a creamy texture and add a delicate, rich flavor to many dishes. This fruit was once cast aside because of its high fat content, yet recently it has made a comeback as one of the most nutrient-dense fruits available. Nicknamed the "butter pear," avocados are extremely versatile: they can...|
|1/22/2010 - Fresh avocado cultivation began over 10,000 years ago mainly in tropical areas. Throughout history people have loved eating avocados in many different ways. One of those ways has only been recently discovered since the invention of the electric blender. Do you enjoy healthy smoothies? Are you interested...|
|11/17/2009 - Avocados are Mother Nature's skin moisturizer. With their healthy fats and phytonutrients, they offer remarkable benefits to human skin -- both when eaten and when used topically.
Here, we present a collection of supporting information about avocados from some of the top authors and personalities...|
|5/11/2009 - Finally some positive news: Guacamole is good for you. Avocado has a bad reputation of being high in fat. While this is true, the oil it contains ranks among the healthiest types of fat. Meanwhile each of the other ingredients in Guacamole is highly alkalizing and loaded with phytonutrients. It`s essential...|
|3/2/2009 - Wouldn't it be nice to chug down a delicious chocolate shake without any guilt whatsoever? That's what my Avocado Chocolate Superfood Smoothie recipe provides: A delicious, nutritious and 100 percent guilt-free superfood smoothie that will excite your taste buds and enhance your health!
|10/8/2008 - Part one of this series on how to take care of your health in the computer era described the essentials of taking care of your physical health with specific exercises and by being mindful of how you use your body throughout the day.
This article takes a close look at how you can best support all...|
|5/11/2008 - At some point in our lives we have all suffered from physical insecurities, thanks to the unwitting comments of the people around us, our faulty habit of comparing ourselves to others, and mainstream media's rigid standards of beauty. Depending on our environment, upbringing, and self-image we have...|
|4/17/2008 - Avocados are packed with vitamins, minerals, and essential fats that are vital for optimum health and wellbeing. They balance cholesterol levels and help to prevent heart attacks and strokes. In one study of people with moderately high cholesterol levels, individuals who ate a diet high in avocados...|
|4/27/2007 - I love Whole Foods grocery stores. I can't seem to leave the place without spending at least two hundred dollars on health food. Interestingly, that's only about one bag full of groceries from a typical Whole Foods store.
The last time I visited, I ended up buying a hundred dollars worth of raw food...|
|7/29/2005 - Steve: I'm speaking with Vicki Mathison, the Vice President of Natural Organic Imports. We're talking to her about macadamia and avocado nut oil. Can you talk about the oils in terms of nutrition?
Mathison: Yes, I'll start with the avocado oil. First off, it's made solely from the fruit of the avocado....|
|12/5/2004 - Kraft and other food manufacturers are currently selling guacamole dips that have no avocado in them, according to a report from the non-profit Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI). This is also obvious by simply visiting the grocery store and looking for guacamole products and checking...|
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