'Diet' Avocados Exist And We're Really Confused

'Diet' Avocados Exist And We're Really Confused

Do you love avocados but worry about putting on the extra pounds?

The Avocado Light, made by Eurobanan's Isla Bonita brand, is described as having a "mild flavor" and a "juicier and lighter pulp", making it ideal for smoothies, cold soups and cocktails.

Avocados have become so popular that Isla Bonita, a Spanish company, is now producing "diet avocados- a lower-calorie version with just 30 percent reduced fat than regular avocados!".

The company also claims light avocados has a slower oxidation rate, get ripe faster and are available all year round.

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If there is anything millennials want more than avocado toast, it's diet avocado toast.

In order to find the "light" avocados, Isla Bonita analyzed 32 varieties of the fruit in six different countries. And thanks to their high fat content, a healthy serving of avocado (that would be about 1/5 of the fruit, although most people typically eat 1/4 to 1/2 in one sitting) actually keeps you fuller longer. But the company says they won't reveal the exact origins of the light avocado, because "revealing the exact place of cultivation would be tantamount to revealing a recipe, formula, or patent", it says on their website.

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

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

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