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Avocado Benefits Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Avocado Benefits.

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Best and Worst Sushi Choices

Sushi, in its traditional form, is rice and fish, which makes it a light and lean meal option. However, as sushi's popularity proliferated in the West, some of its health benefits were lost in translation. All-you-can-eat sushi, deep-fried rolls,...  Read more

Build a Better Burrito

Are you and your family craving that spicy, south-of-the-border cuisine? Well, skip the local burrito joint. Those "burritos as big as your head" can contain more than 1,000 calories—even more depending on how many fixings you add...  Read more

Waist-to-Hip Ratio Estimates Health Risk

Ever notice how some people can have big bellies but lean legs, or how women tend to store most of their fat in their thighs, hips, and butt? These are examples of fat distribution, which refers to where your body typically stores the fat, no matter...  Read more

Members Share Their Favorite Breakfasts

Think you've seen it all when it comes to healthy breakfasts? Think again! If your mornings are filled with oatmeal and cold cereal because you're short on time, try some of these breakfast ideas from SparkPeople members like you. They're...  Read more

More Than 100 Superfoods for a Super You

Faster than a speeding bullet… More powerful than a locomotive… Nutrient-packed with health enhancing properties… Here come the SUPERFOODS! These foods benefit your body in so many ways. They power your brain, and c...  Read more

Can anyone tell me the benefits of raisins? Good o
Updated 5/20/2016 12:34:22 PM

Can anyone tell me the benefits of raisins? Good or bad!...  Read more

#sparkhappy so pleased with the benefits of being
Updated 5/19/2016 8:54:42 AM

#sparkhappy so pleased with the benefits of being a Spark person!...  Read more

I don't like avocado but I LOVE it on naan with re
Updated 5/16/2016 9:46:51 PM

I don't like avocado but I LOVE it on naan with red pepper hummus!! So delicious. Sprinkle a little salt and its divine!!...  Read more

Amazing Avocado's
Updated 5/13/2016 7:36:27 PM

I love these guys but I'm getting bored. I'm looking for some interesting recipe combinations!...  Read more

Can anyone give me an idea of a low carb taco salad. No tomatoes or avocados please. I like onions.
Updated 5/7/2016 10:35:02 PM

Can anyone give me an idea of a low carb taco salad. No tomatoes or avocados please. I like onions. Ground turkey, cheese, anything else to make it complete besides lettuce?...  Read more

Avocado Nutrition Facts

What Are Avocados Good For? Avocado!Avocado Nutrition FactsHealth Benefits of AvocadoWhen it comes to nutrition, avocados are in a class by themselves because of the unusually large number of benefits they offer - more than 20, last count. Loaded wit...  Read more

Ditch the Mayo

Instead of using 2 tbsp of Mayo on your sandwich, try smash and spread or slice 1/4 of an avocado on the bread. You'll save 36 calories and 6.6 grams of fat. Plus, of the fat that you do get from the Avocado, 4.2 grams are belly flattening MUFAs, n...  Read more

Living Healthy with Insulin Resistance/Low GI Diet

For anyone struggling with weight issues due to insulin resistance, diabetes, PCOS, and hypoglycemia. Diet Health Benefits also help reduce HBP, Cholesterol, Triglycerides, & Liver Enzymes. ...  Read more

The Amazing Avocado: Health Benefits You Need to Know

It's no secret that delicious avocados can be the shining star in guacamole, salads, sandwiches and as the creamy center of your California roll. But did you know that avocados are packed with nutritients and make a great diet food, even with th...  Read more

Spark It or Scrap It: Can Avocado Oil Improve Your Health?

The avocado has a long, rich history: There is evidence that the avocado tree was grown approximately 10,000 years ago in Coaxcatlan, Puebla (Mexico). Since 500 B.C., the fruit had been an essential food source in Mexico, Central America an...  Read more