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Avocado’s are one of the healthiest foods and taste great in salads, sandwiches, guacamole, African guacamole etc! The organic one is even better, especially for the farmers, because they avoid a lot of spraying. 

Some interesting facts about avocados:

  • Although it is often referred to as a vegetable, an avocado is technically a fruit - a single-seed berry that grows on a tree.
  • It is also called ‘alligator pear’ as it has the shape of a pear and green, bumpy skin like an alligator.
  • Squeeze the avocado slightly to test if it is ripe: if it is still hard you have to wait for a few more days.
  • Avocados mature on the tree but only start to ripen after the harvest.
  • Avocados already shared the planet with mammoths.

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Health benefits

Avocados are a source of potassium and copper.


  • contributes to the normal functioning of the nervous system
  • is good for muscle function
  • supports blood pressure


  • helps create proper resistance
  • is required for the pigmentation of the hair and skin
  • supports connective tissue
  • protects the organs
  • is good for the transport of iron throughout the body
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