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Avocado Serving Size Update

 The News is Out!Avocados Deliver a Good Source of Fiber & Folate with an Official New Serving Size!Yes it’s true – Avocados recently got a much needed serving size makeover. Drum roll please…As of July 26, 2016, the avocado serving size is officially 1/3 of a medium avocado, or 50 grams of avocado, which is great news for avocado lovers because one serving of this...

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Is It Safe to Eat the Avocado Seed?

We have received a lot of questions from consumers and dietitians lately asking us what we think about consuming the avocado seed/pit. So is it safe to eat the avocado seed? We don’t recommend it.Eating the Avocado Seed While this is presently a very popular topic and there is a body of evidence looking at extracts of the avocado seed, the fact is there is not enough research to...

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5 Favorite California Avocado Recipes

Picking a favorite when it comes to recipes that include avocados is a tough one for me because I love them all. But I knuckled down and played tough and have come up with a list of my 5 favorites, excluding the recipes I’ve been sharing here over the past California Avocado season.Any avocado recipe list would be incomplete without a guacamole recipe, because c’mon, avocados were...

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California Avocado Season Update

If you’ve been in the grocery store lately, you might have noticed that it has become increasingly difficult to find California grown avocados.With October 2015 now upon us, most avocado growers in California have wrapped up their Hass avocado harvests for the year. That means that for the next few months, finding California grown avocados will be a little more challenging.Finding...

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