Published: Fri, October 13, 2017
Health | By Jay Jacobs

Eurobanan unveils low fat avocado

Eurobanan unveils low fat avocado

Isla Bonita claims their Avocado Light has up to 30 percent less fat than ordinary fruits. But Ramón Rey, director of the worldwide and Marketing area of Isla Bonita, describes it as having "a mild flavor and a juicier and lighter pulp that makes it ideal for the preparation of smoothies, cold soup, gazpachos [and] cocktails". The different climates produce different types of avocados.

It's hard advice to follow as avocados don't keep longer than a day because they quickly turn brown, which can lead to food waste. Note: This does not mean that regular avocados are unhealthy.

It will be officially launched at this month's Fruit Attraction trade fair in Madrid and is being sold in supermarkets and specialist stores. But that fat is actually fat that many nutritionists say is an essential part of a healthy diet.

If there is anything millennials want more than avocado toast, it's diet avocado toast.

"The fat that is in avocado is actually healthy for your heart and has been shown to help lower LDL (bad) cholesterol", said Bonnie Taub-Dix, "Better than Dieting" creator and "Read It Before You Eat It". Joy Bauer, the Nourish Snacks founder, and nutrition expert, said that he's sceptical about "fussing with something that's not broken".

According to California Avocados, the typical avocado fruit has about 80 calories and 8 grams of fat in one a serving, which his one-third of an entire fruit. "It reminds me of low-fat peanut butter, which I say is about as good as eating vitamin free vegetables!"

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