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July Dietitian's Pick - Avocados 101

July POM - California Avocados

Avocados 101 - Top Reasons to Choose California Avocados

  1. Good Fat. Avocados contain monounsaturated fat, a fat that helps promote heart and brain health.
  2. Fiber. One-third of an avocado provides 3 grams of fiber, a good source for any diet.
  3. Potassium. Avocados are high in potassium which may help reduce blood pressure.
  4. Easy To Use. Sliced, diced, smashed, stuffed or whole; avocados are great for breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks.
  5. Baking Swap. Try replacing one half of the butter or oil in baking recipes with an equal amount of mashed, ripe avocados. Reduce baking temperature by 25 degrees.
Reduce Food Waste

Leftovers are a great way to use foods in your fridge that otherwise would go to waste. Try to plan one meal per week that involves leftovers.

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