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Quick Tip #52: How to peel an avocado

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An avocado is rich in carotenoid antioxidants (beta-carotene and lycopene) and heart-friendly fats.

Research has shown that the dark green flesh immediately under the peel has the highest concentration of antioxidants - hence peeling correctly is important to get maximum health benefit.

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Cut the avocado in half, being connected by the seed. Now twist and separate the halves to remove seed. Cut each piece lengthwise, hold the end and peel like a banana. You will see that none of the dark green flesh gets wasted with the peel.

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I'll put an article together for how to choose an avocado
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