Tuesday, September 14, 2021

All about avocados

 🥑AVOCADOS🥑

Good Afternoon! Happy Teachable Tuesday!!

Joey wants to tell you guys about Avocados! Did you know that the Avocado was first called an alligator pear? Yes, that is right an alligator pear. Back in 1696 Sir Hans Sloane named the Avocado tree the alligator pear tree.

Did you also know that Avocados are fruits? There are lots of different varieties! An avocado has more potassium than a banana! You can even use an avocado as butter! They have lots of great nutritional value.

Here is a list of some of the nutrition you get when you eat an avocado:

Folate

Magnesium

Potassium

Pantothenic Acid also known as Vitamin B5

Ribflavin also known as Vitamin B2

Niacin also known as Vitamin B3

Vitamin C

Lutein

Beta carotene

Omega 3 fatty acids




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