Salad Booster

by Diane Lofshult on Jan 01, 2008

Food for Thought

Add an avocado as a topper to your next salad to boost its health benefits. Your body will absorb 3–5 times more cancer-fighting nutrients, such as beta carotene and lycopene, according to a study out of Ohio State University.

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Diane Lofshult

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Diane Lofshult is an award-winning freelance author who specializes in nutrition and weight management topics. She is the founder of In Other Words, an editorial consulting firm based in Solana Beach, California. Reach her at