… avocado is not a vegetable but an oily berry – a fruit?

… avocados are low in saturated fat, nutrient-rich, loaded with vitamins C, E, B6, riboflavin and folic acid!

… by weight, avocados average 30% easily digestible oily fatty acids and approximately 70% water?

… avocados do not ripen on the tree? After dropping or picking they need 4 to 17 days to ripen, depending on the variety and temperature and humidity?

… avocados belong to the super-foods that are known for their anti-aging properties

… health benefits (according to science!) of avocados are:

         Anti-inflammatory benefits

         Optimized absorption of carotenoids

         Support cardiovascular health

         Promote blood sugar regulation

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