Ode to the Avocado

There is nothing better than a perfectly ripe avocado. Creamy and oh, so yummy!


The truth? We mostly love avocados for the creamy, rich, indulgent texture and flavor. But… turns out that there are quite a lot of great excuses to eat them! (WHEW!)

#1 // Did you know that avocados contain more potassium than bananas?

  • 100 grams (or a half of an average Hass avocado) = 487 mg of potassium

#2 // Eating avocado may help with weight loss.

  • Avocados can keep you full longer, plus they’re low in carbohydrates and rich in fiber.

#3 // Avocados are packed with vitamins and nutrients.

  • They’re a great source of vitamins C, E, K, and B-6, as well as riboflavin, niacin, folate, pantothenic acid, magnesium, and potassium. Avocodos also provide lutein, beta-carotene, and omega-3 fatty acids.

#4 For healthy vision - eat avocados!

  • Avocados are loaded with powerful antioxidants that can protect your eyes. It contains lutein and zeaxanthin which is truly helpful for a healthy eyesight.

#5 You can easily incorporate avocado on your diet, why? Because it is so DELICIOUS!

  • This rich, creamy and tasty fruit blends well with other ingredients. Eat it just the way it is or add into salads, dips, toppings, desserts and baked goodies. Savory or sweet, avocado will never let you down.


Éva Raposa

Éva Raposa is a digital marketing strategist, website designer, and raw foods enthusiast based on the island of Martha's Vineyard.