Not only are avocados creamy and tasty, they are also extremely healthy for you.
Some people even say that avocados are the worlds healthiest food. In a single avocado serving, you will get around 20 essential vitamins and minerals.
How much does an avocado weigh?
The average weight of an avocado is 7.93 to 45.85 ounces (.225 to 1.3 kgs).
The most popular variety in the United States is the Haas avocado. It weighs around 6 ounces (170 grams).
Avocados are also known to help reduce the risk of obesity, heart disease, and diabetes.
If you are about to pick some avocados you can tell how ripe they are by gently pressing on the skin.
If the skin is firm and does not move, it will need a few more days to ripen.
If you plan on making guacamole, softer avocados work best. Save the harder ones for salads.
Avocados mainly come from the USA, Brazil, Mexico, and Columbia.
There are many different varieties of Avocado including Haas, Zutano, and Fuerto.
The healthiest part of an avocado is between the green flesh and the skin as this is where the carotenoids are which are basically antioxidants that prevent skill cell damage.
~Fun Fact ~
Avocados are an Aztec symbol of love and fertility.