Did you know the energy boosting Avocado is classified as a fruit? In addition to being packed with nutrients and healthy fat, potassium, folic acid, and vitamins E and B, studies have shown that in as little as one week avocados can lower your cholesterol. Along with this benefit, tests show that the avocados actually protect your liver from damage and can destroy oral cancer cells. Pair these health benefits with the rich and delicious taste, and you’ll understand why avocados are considered a super fruit.*
Enjoy avocados by substituting them for unhealthy fats like butter or mayonnaise in baked goods, desserts, sandwiches, even soups. When whipped, avocados also make a healthy and yummy baby food.
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