Avocado is a versatile fruit that has a creamy texture that is full of goodness. Soft avocados make great dip, while firmer avocados are great for slicing and adding to a salad or a sandwich

  • 64 calories
  • almost 6 grams of fat
  • 3.4 grams of carbohydrates
  • less than a gram of sugar
  • almost 3 grams of fibre

Avocados are a great source of vitamins C, E, K, and B-6, as well as riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid, magnesium, and potassium. They also provide lutein, and omega-3 fatty acids.

1. Avocados are nutrient rich

2. Healthy for the heart

3. Great for vision

4. Improved digestion

5. Natural detoxification

Quick tips:

  • Spread avocado on toast in the morning instead of butter.
  • Use avocado instead of mayonnaise in chicken or egg salad, or as a spread on a sandwich.
  • The soft, creamy texture of an avocado and its mild taste make it a perfect first food for babies.
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