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Today we look at how healthy avocados & hummus actually are and because it’s summer, the best beaches in the USA! See you tomorrow & thanks for reading!
Jennifer Steele, M-F 7p-12a, 101.5 K-HITS
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Are You Eating Too Much Avocado?
Let us interrupt your love affair with avocado for just a moment. No, it doesn’t have to be a breakup, just a little reminder for anyone enjoying large quantities of avocado toast, guacamole, avocado salad, avocado scrambled eggs, avocado wraps and avocado smoothies — and feeling good about it because of the “good fat.” Avocados are not calorie-free. One avocado — about one cup cubed — contains about 240 calories, or about 10-20 percent of most people’s daily calorie needs! Read More Here!
Is Hummus Actually Healthy? Here’s What the Experts Say!
What is hummus made of?
Traditional hummus is made from a blend of chickpeas, olive oil, tahini (sesame paste), lemon juice and spices, and this mix makes for a nutrient-dense food, says Elizabeth G. Matteo, a registered dietitian at Boston University’s Sargent Choice Nutrition Center. “It generally offers more vitamins and minerals than many other dips or spreads,” she says, since it includes calcium, folate and magnesium. For More Click here!
The Best Beaches In America, According To ‘Dr. Beach’!
- Kapalua Bay Beach, Maui, Hawaii
- Ocracoke (Ocra Coke) Lifeguarded Beach, Outer Banks, North Carolina
- Grayton Beach State Park, Florida Panhandle
- Coopers Beach, Southampton, New York For more beaches, click here!
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