Study title and authors:
Carotenoid bioavailability is higher from salads ingested with full-fat than with fat-reduced salad dressings as measured with electrochemical detection1,2,3
This study can be accessed at: http://www.ajcn.org/content/80/2/396.abstract
The study revealed that no absorption of carotenoids was observed when salads with fat-free salad dressing were consumed. A substantially greater absorption of carotenoids was observed when salads were consumed with full fat than with reduced-fat salad dressing.
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Shrimp Stuffed Avocados
|Food Mall: Deveined Shrimp|
• 1 1/2 lb small or medium sized shrimp, cooked, shelled, deveined and chilled
Cut avocados in half; remove seed and skin. Stuff with shrimp. Add lemon juice.
|Shrimp Stuffed Avocados|