American Heart Association Recipe Contest Spotlights Love And Heart-Healthiness Of Fresh Avocados

American Heart Association Recipe Contest Spotlights Love And Heart-Healthiness Of Fresh Avocados

The Take Avocado to Heart recipe contest is sponsored by the American Heart Association (AHA) and the Hass Avocado Board (HAB). This contest puts the AHA’s Healthy For Good movement in the spotlight in hopes the inspire people to live healthier. Avocados are part of a heart healthy diet. Dietician Sylvia Meléndez-Klinger and celebrity chef Hamlet Garcia, both Hispanics who are natural ambassadors to introduce avocados, common in the Hispanic diet, to other communities. They will demonstrate Hass Avocado recipes to inspire contestants. The recipes will also come with nutritional information. The grand prize is 1000 dollars. Recipes must be easy to prepare, original and follow AHA guidelines.

Key Points:

  • 1The American Heart Association (AHA) and the Hass Avocado Board (HAB) celebrate American Heart Month with the Take Avocado to Heart recipe contest highlighting the many ways to enjoy heart-healthy avocados.
  • 2Hispanic personalities including celebrity chef Hamlet Garcia and registered dietitian Sylvia Meléndez-Klinger are set to demonstrate Heart-Check certified Hass avocado recipes and share nutrition facts to encourage participation.
  • 3Already consuming avocados at a higher rate than the general market, Hispanics are the natural ambassadors for inspiring all communities to improve their heart-health by incorporating more healthy avocados in to their daily diet.


Already consuming avocados at a higher rate than the general market, Hispanics are the natural ambassadors for inspiring all communities to improve their heart-health by incorporating more healthy avocados in to their daily diet.

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