Why We Should All Be Eating The Seeds In Avocados

If avocados weren’t already healthy enough – not to mention insanely trendy in the food world – they’ve just got even better.

According to health nuts, instead of carefully scraping out the soft green bit and chucking it on your salad you should eat the seed in the centre of the fruit, too.

Source: Why We Should All Be Eating The Seeds In Avocados

…except that there’s basically no nutritional value mentioned in the article.  I can’t find anything about the avocado stone nutrition that I’d trust, be aware that there is vitamin K in various nuts/seeds.  So be careful if you decide to incorporate this into your diet.  I recommend being consistent in how much you consume, and how often between INR tests.

Next issue is the reality of how to consume the avocado seed/stone/pit/whatever you call it.  You can’t bite into it – some I can’t get a pairing knife into.  Most recommend preparing the pit by smashing it with a hammer (using a vice might be less messy and frustrating) before putting it in a food processor.  Be aware that every source is still stating that the food processor blade will likely be damaged…  Much as I would like to make use of what’s been waste to date, this isn’t very accommodating for something that is biodegradable.

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