Many regard avocado as a vegetable. Culinary, avocado is used as a vegetable, and therefore we place this nice fruit in our vegetable category.
To further complicate things, the avocado is botanically classified as a large berry that contains a single seed.
You can plant the seed you find in the avocado, and it will start to grow, but we're sorry to say that it won't produce any avocados.
But it will grow to a nice house plant!
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The Nutrients Avocado Can Provide
Avocado contains lots of nutrients. For example, it contains nearly 20 different vitamins and minerals.
Avocados are full of incredibly healthy mono-unsaturated fats.
The health benefits that avocados can provide to you are numerous
- Lower your cholesterol
- Prevent cancer
- Regulate your blood pressure
- Lower depression
- Be used for weight-loss
All of these benefits comes from the wealth of nutrients it contains.
Learn More About Avocados!
We take a deeper look at how you can use avocados for your benefit
In this article, we'll go through what avocado is, how it looks, what you can do with it, the benefits it can provide, and one of the most important aspects of eating avocado; how to keep it fresh for longer.
Be sure to read What Is An Avocado And What Are Avocados Good For? if you want to learn more about this amazing fruit.
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