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Avocado - Hass

Hass avocados are incredibly smooth and rich. They are great for making guacamole, California rolls, or slicing into sandwiches and salads. A bit of Hass avocado in a fruit smoothie or raw chocolate shake will also add body and a creamy texture.

Fresh From...

Our Hass avocados are generally grown in California. Jessica's Stand regularly sells Certified Organic Hass avocados by the piece.

 

Health Benefits

Hass avocados are more densely packed with nutrients than Florida Avocados. All types of avocados appear to increase our body's ability to absorb certain key nutrients from other foods (such as Vitamin E and K, potassium, magnesium, and fat-soluble phytonutrients). It's clear that Avocados can be a very powerful addition to a salad, smoothie, or other already healthy meal.

In addition, "the ability of avocado to help prevent unwanted inflammation is absolutely unquestionable in the world of health research. The term 'anti-inflammatory' is a term that truly applies to this delicious food. [...] both osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis are health problems that have received special research attention with respect to dietary intake of avocado."

Finally, "...many metabolic aspects of heart health...(including level of total cholesterol) - are improved by avocado."

Source: whfoods.com


Nutrition Facts

Very good source of Copper, Potassium, Vitamin E, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Folate, B6, and Niacin. Good source of Riboflavin, Thiamin, Manganese, Zinc, Phosphorus, and Magnesium. Also contains Calcium and Iron.

Source: nutritiondata.self.com