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Fruit producer selling 'low-fat' avocado

13 October 2017, 09:11 | Silvia Roy

Isla Bonita New and improved? The Avocado Light has 30 per cent less fat

New and improved? The Avocado Light has 30 per cent less fat

Health-conscious millennials are guaranteed to be excited by the news that a Spanish producer has began selling a "light" range of avocados - which it claims contain 30% less fat than the typical avocados found at the grocery store.

According to the producer, Eurobanon's Isla Bonita, the diet stone fruit - remember avocado is technically a fruit - has a mild flavor and a juicier and lighter pulp, making it ideal for blended drinks, cocktails, and cold soups.

"Now, thanks to the Avocado Light, you can enjoy this fruit at all times in a much lighter way".

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They also ripen faster and turn brown slower.

"The monounsaturated fatty acids and polyunsaturated fatty acids present in avocados help to promote a healthy blood lipid profile", says Maya Feller, R.D.N. It will be launching officially this month, and does not yet have plans for transfer to the US. The company said it's all been possible by growing its avocados in special soil and climate conditions.

California Avocados said that an average avocado contains around 80 calories and around 8g of fat per serving (around 1/3 of an avocado).

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Intrigued? To be fair, avocado fat is generally considered good for you already, particularly in regards to heart health.

Hmm, since avocados are a fruit and fruit is healthy. we are not really sure why their is a need for a diet version?

Kari Glassman, another nutritionist also said: "This sounds like an terrible idea to me!"

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