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Low fat avocado is no joke


Photo: AmericaRU.com

There is a new low-calorie avocado but is it necessary at all?

Brand Isla Bonita is from the Spanish company Eurobanan offers the purchase low-calorie avocado. The company website reports that avocados have 30% less fat than regular, and also ripen faster and turn brown.

This type of avocados mostly sold in the countries of Latin America and cultivated in a very specific climate, very different from the usual American varieties of avocados.
According to the Ministry of agriculture , one Cup of sliced avocado contains approximately 21 grams of fat. But 14 grams is monounsaturated fat which reduces levels of bad cholesterol. Therefore, most of the fat avocados is the “good” fat. Therefore, experts believe the sale of low-fat versions of avocado is not needed.

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