Did you know that a California avocado takes as many as 18 months to mature on the tree before it's harvested and sent to your local market? It's worth the wait. Whether you mash, puree or grill them, avocados are a tasty way to add essential nutrients and heart-healthy fats to your diet.
Stephanie Metzner, a registered dietitian at Sharp Rees-Stealy, shares a few healthy facts about this nutritionally rich and creamy superfood.
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