9 FACTS ABOUT AVOCADOS YOU DID'NT KNOW

Avocados are a fruit, specifically single-seeded berries.

Fruit or Vegetable?

Avocado trees like the one you may have growing in the backyard if you're lucky, have been cultivated for thousands of years!

An Ancient Fruit

The word “avocado” comes from the Aztec word “ahuacatl,” which means “testicle” – a reference to the fruit’s shape.

About the Name

If you’re looking for a way to speed up the process, try putting it close to your bananas or apples in the fruit bowl

Unripened Avocado at Home?

Probably not, but you'll be surprised to know that this belief has existed for centuries. While avocados may not have a direct aphrodisiac effect

Avocado Is Considered an Aphrodisiac Fruit

If you don't intend to eat the whole avocado in one go, keep the pit to store your avocado and prevent it from oxidating.

Don't Throw That Pit Away!

Michoacan avocados are known as oro verde, meaning green gold.

Avocados, a Drug Cartel Business

Tacos, Quesadillas, dips, Fajitas, Burritos, Salad Bowls can all be made with avocados, adding some freshness to the plate!

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