Green avocados are back in season meaning that they are in plenty, taste the best and also the prices are at their lowest now. Many vegans and vegetarians rely upon the high protein content of this amazing fruit as well as the other nutrients that it brings to the table, not to mention superb flavor and awesome creamy texture that can be used to replace cheese in a sandwich or salad.

Apart from that, avocados are a great source of Alpha-linolenic acid (an omega-3 fatty acid) and oleic acid .  dietary fiber, vitamin K, copper, folate, vitamin B6, potassium, vitamin E, and vitamin C. This is why some people are even referring this fruit as a superfood due to its immense documented health benefits.

Eating avocados is great fun, delicious and can be used for a cheap facial treatment. Avocado has excellent exfoliation properties – i.e. it removes dead skin effectively, which can help the many people who have acne. Just smear it on your face and wash off with clean water.

The fats in avocado were previously thought to be unhealthy but modern research actually has proven that we need saturated fat, especially the kind found in plants ; the avocado is plentiful in fats.

There are so many ways to consume avocado; raw, in a smoothie or salad, to add flavor to this great beans and chapati dish, on bread as a substitute to margarine or butter etc.