Over the past 10 years or so, the rest of the country has embraced the healthy, versatile, fitness-friendly fruit. Whether sliced on toast, mashed up as a dip, cubed into a salad, or eaten straight from the tree, these fatty fruits really are all they’re smashed up to be. They are filled with good fats and fiber, which means they help you stay full longer. They are also a great source of vitamins for a balanced diet. High fiber diets have been lauded for lowering blood sugar, cutting cholesterol, and potentially preventing some kinds of cancer such as colon cancer.
Avocados are a great source of nutrients, including: