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The avocado tree is evergreen and grown in tropical, subtropical and Mediterranean climates throughout the world.

Article link:  How to pick a ripe avocado

Health Benefits

Vitamin K: 26% of the daily value (DV)
Folate: 20% of the DV
Vitamin C: 17% of the DV
Potassium: 14% of the DV
Vitamin B5: 14% of the DV
Vitamin B6: 13% of the DV
Vitamin E: 10% of the DV

Selecting tips

  • If it an avocado is ripe, it should yield to a minimal amount of pressure.
  • The skin should “give” slightly but should not remain indented.
  • If the avocado feels mushy, it has become overripe.
  • If the avocado feels firm, it is still under ripe.

Storage tips

  • Avocados should be left to ripen at room temperature for one to two days.
  • The fruit is ready to slice and serve when it yields to gentle pressure.

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