Avocado Hass 


The hass avocado has a dark-brown to almost black, bumpy skin when ripe. This avocado is oval shaped. The pale green flesh has a creamy texture and has the most rich and nutty flavour of all avocado types.


Consumption

Cut in halve and remove the stone. Scoop out the avocado flesh. From here, the avocado can be prepared in many ways.

Avocados are best known as the main ingredient of guacamole mix. Guacamole mix is a mix based on avocado’s and includes; tomato, garlic, chili pepper, onion and lime juice. The fruit also tastes delicious by itself, in a salad, on a sandwich, to accompany a soup, with a little bit salt or in many different dishes.


Health Benefits

Many people dismiss the health benefits of avocado simply due to its high calorie count. Avocado is quite high in calories, but that’s not the entire story. Avocados have 54% of your recommended daily value of fiber and have amazing fat burning abilities.

Sometimes called the alphabet fruit because just one avocado provides your body with vitamins A, C, E, K and B6 so you can be sure you’re getting plenty of body nourishments with each bite. When you’re looking for avocado nutrition facts, pay close attention to potassium because one avocado has 485 mg.

The folate contained in avocados is mostly responsible for reducing the risk of heart disease. The vitamin E in an avocado has also been linked to a healthy heart, something needed to keep you successfully burning fat all day long.

Another health benefit of avocado is that it is extremely helpful in preventing both rheumatoid and osteo-arthritis. The many different antioxidants found in avocados help reduce inflammation.

Perhaps the biggest health benefit of avocados is that by adding avocado to certain foods, you can improve your absorption of nutrients. This means that when you combine other fat burning foods with avocado, you can improve your nutrient absorption up to 400%!

Avocados also help reduce the signs of aging, regulate blood sugar and promote eye health.