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Why are avocados called avocados?

WORD HISTORY: The etymology of avocado takes us back to the Incas and Aztecs of Central America who spoke Nahuatl,a native language in antiquity which contained the word ah (MORE)

Are avocados good for you?

Avocados are very good for you if you are not allergic to them. While avocados are high in fat, most of this sat is unsaturated, which is the type of fat that helps you lower (MORE)

What is an avocado?

It is a tree native to Mexico, South America and Central America.  The green fruit is also called a butter pear or alligator pear.  When it is mashed, it is called guacamole (MORE)

What can you do with an avocado shell?

You could use an avocado shell for compost. Just make sure the shell doesn't have the little company sticker on it, because the sticker isn't biodegradable. You can use the tw (MORE)

Why are avocados poisonous?

Avocadoes are high in fat content and can trigger an upset stomach, vomiting or even pancreatitis. Avocado contains a toxic element called persin, which can damage heart, lung (MORE)

What is a serving of avocado?

Avos are pear-shaped fruits that range in size from the palm of your hand to the length of your hand, so when cutting them you would start at the top and slice downwards, effe (MORE)