Health Benefits of Avocados

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When I lived in California, I became accustomed to seeing avocados served with practically everything.  I eventually became a fan of avocados and still find ways to regularly add them to my meals.

As much as I love them though, avocados have gained a bad reputation for being high in fat.  The fact of the matter is that avocados have a high fat content; there’s no getting around that.  What you should know, however, is that the fat in avocados is “good fat” that you need.

“Good fat,” or monounsaturated fat, helps to bring down bad cholesterol levels.  This type of fat is also needed in order to absorb nutrients.  Because of this, adding some avocado to a salad can not only add flavor but can help your body gain more of the benefits from eating the salad in the first place.

The average serving size for avocados is 2 tablespoons, and contains approximately 50 calories.  This puts the calorie content on the high end, so you should definitely use them in moderation.

Fun Fact: According to WebMD, the number of avocados consumed in California and Texas is equal to the other 48 states combined!

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