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Featured Video - Avocado
Avocados have been cultivated in Central America for almost 7000 years. European sailors travelling to the New World used avocados as their form of butter. There are more than 80 varieties; the most common in Australia being the Fuerte, Hass, Sharwill and Reed.
For some time, fat-conscious people shied away from avocados as they comprise of up to 25% fat, but mercifully we know better today - it's a good fat, a delicious fruit and extremely good for you.
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* This information is sourced by a qualified naturopath. It is non prescriptive and not intended as a cure for the condition. Recommended intake is not provided. It is no substitute for the advice and treatment of a professional practitioner.