avocado


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Synonyms for avocado

a pear-shaped tropical fruit with green or blackish skin and rich yellowish pulp enclosing a single large seed

tropical American tree bearing large pulpy green fruits

of the dull yellowish green of the meat of an avocado

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About Avocados From Mexico Avocados From Mexico (AFM) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Mexican Hass Avocado Importers Association (MHAIA), formed for the purpose of advertising, promotion, public relations and research for all stakeholders of Avocados From Mexico.
An impressive 80% of avocado is dietary fiber, of which 70% is insoluble and 30% is soluble.
created special recipes just for California Avocado Month.
Support of FNV reinforces Avocados From Mexico's position as a leading superfood brand in the produce category.
The research, entitled "The Effect of a Moderate Fat Diet With and Without Avocados on Lipoprotein Particle Number, Size and Subclasses in Overweight and Obese Adults--A Randomized, Controlled Trial," conducted at Pennsylvania State University, and underwritten by the Hass Avocado Board, evaluated whether incorporating one fresh avocado into the diet daily for five weeks could reduce bad cholesterol levels more than a diet that incorporated monounsaturated fat from vegetable oils high in oleic acid as a substitute for one fresh avocado.
Fertilization of avocado trees is an afterthought, as they are not heavy feeders.
A simple mashed avocado dip usually goes down well.
Avocado companies are also aiming to develop technology that can supply pre-packaged fresh avocado.
The Californians "have played a double-sided game," gripes Ricardo Javier Vega, president of the Uruapan-based Association of Mexican Avocado Exporters and Packers (Aseeam).
To get to the nutrient-rich fruit directly under the peel, one should nick and peel the skin from the avocado.
A possible explanation as to why the moderate fat diet with avocado had a more beneficial effect than the moderate fat diet without avocado is that the avocado diet provided 35 percent more fiber, which is associated with lower cholesterol levels.
Spring is a time of new beginnings and we have the fruit to support retail and foodservice avocado promotions with an estimated 515 million-pound crop in California this season," says Jan DeLyser, vice president of marketing for the Irvine, Calif.
There's the ``green tower'' ($12) fashioned with spinach, crab and avocado topped with sesame sauce and also a large dollop of spicy tuna tartare on a crunchy rice cracker ($9.
Avocado shopper research, commissioned by the Comite de Paltas Hass de Chile, revealed that although avocado sales are growing fast, more than 75% of the UK has not bought an avocado in the past year.