Fun Ways to Add Avocado to Your Diet This Summer

Fun Ways to Add Avocado to Your Diet This Summer

With nearly 20 vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients, it is no wonder the avocado is considered a nutrient powerhouse. Here are a few fun facts from the California Avocado Commission. • Avocados are actually classified as a fruit rather than a vegetable.• They contain...
Fuel Up with These Healthy Homemade Snacks

Fuel Up with These Healthy Homemade Snacks

It’s no surprise that Americans love snacks. In fact, two-thirds of American adults now snack two or more times per day. But snacking doesn’t have to sabotage your diet if you make up your mind to become a smarter snacker. Preparing snacks at home is an effective way...
Eating for the Season: Summer Edition

Eating for the Season: Summer Edition

Summertime and the living is delicious! This is the season with the greatest variety of fruits and vegetables available, which are the perfect fuel for your active days (see sidebar, below). Whether you find yourself hiking, biking or playing a grueling tennis match,...