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Nosh on their creamy goodness and get a body-nourishing dose of:
And about those healthy fats: They help you absorb other nutrients. Studies have shown, people who pair tomato sauce or carrots with fresh sliced avocado or guacamole absorbed more vitamin A from their meals.
Frustrated by how quickly your guac can turn brown? Try this trick from Epicurious: Put your fresh guacamole in a container with a tight-fitting lid then push the guacamole down into the container to get rid of any air pockets. Pour 1/2 inch of lukewarm water on top, seal the container, and refrigerate. When you're ready to eat, pour out the water and stir the guacamole. Guacamole may stay green for up to three days.
Here are some other ways to add avocados to your diet:
Originally published 2/8/2016; Revised 2019, 2021
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