Avocado Hass Ripe
Avocado Hass are round, pear-shaped, or oblong, and the skin of the fruit may vary in texture and color. The skin may be pliable to woody, smooth to rough, and green-yellow, reddish-purple, purple, or black in color. The flesh of the fruit is greenish yellow to bright yellow when ripe and buttery in consistency. The single seed is oblate, round, ivory in color.
Avocados are particularly rich in potassium, a good food to eat for normal blood pressure and a lower risk of kidney failure and heart disease. Avocados help to keep eyes healthy. They contain carotenoids such as lutein and zeaxanthin, which help to protect your eyes against cataracts, eye diseases related to age.
· Avocados used to be eaten by giant ground sloths and were saved from extinction by humans.
· Avocados used to be called “alligator pears.”