Eating avocado as part of a daily diet may help improve gut health by increasing the abundance and diversity of microbes in the human gut, according to recent research from the University of Illinois (U of I).
Consuming avocado pulp prior to aerobic exercise may accelerate cardiovascular recovery after exercise, with blood pressure and heart rate returning to normal levels faster than placebo, suggests a small study from Brazil.
Swapping out refined carbohydrates for fresh avocado can significantly suppress hunger and increase meal satisfaction, a recent study by the Center for Nutrition Research at the Illinois Institute of Technology suggests.
Instead of shipping ingredients across the world, would it be more sustainable to grow them in Europe? From Dutch vanilla to French chia or Italian goji berries, FoodNavigator takes a look at some companies doing just that.
Notes from Nutrition 2018 in Boston: 'We’re not worried about scurvy or beriberi, we’re worried about optimal health.'