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Why you should eat Avocads?

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The much loved Avocado has been hailed as a source of good fat and even made it to the menu at the White House on PM Modi’s recent visit.

Avocado Facts

  • Scientifically named as “Persea Americana,” Avocados are fruits that can technically be considered berries.
  • Avocados originated in the highlands of Mexico and Central America. There is strong evidence that the indigenous people of the region have been using them for over 10,000 years.
  • Avocados are the Aztec symbol of love and fertility because they cannot self-pollinate and they grow in pairs on trees.
  • Avocados can stay on the tree for as long as eighteen months and they will not ripen until removed from the branch.
  • There exist 1,062 varieties of avocado and a single avocado tree can produce up to 500 avocados per year. Now that’s a lot of avocados.

Pros Of Eating Avocados

  • Loaded with nutrients It can have a lot of fat
  • Reduce and prevent cancer Extremely expensive
  • Removes bad breath Cause harm to the liver
  • Improve liver health Cause blood clotting
  • Lowers the blood pressure Cause excess bleeding
  • Rich source of vitamin K Can be allergic
  • Versatile in use A problem like mouth sores
  • Good for the kidney Reduce the milk for breastfeeding

To read more about this incredible ingredient read here, here and here.

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