bari food fact: avocado
January 15, 2014, 6:01 am
Don’t let the high fat content in avocados deter you from consuming this fruit regularly. While it’s true that 85 percent of its calories come from fat, this monounsaturated fat has unparalleled, research-based health benefits. High in oleic and omega-3 fatty acids, avocados lower cholesterol, protect your heart and allow your body to more fully absorb key vitamins and nutrients.