Avocado (Persea americana) belongs to Lauraceae family. The motherland is Puebla State and Mexico. These fruits, also called crocodile pear, like spherical, plum-like, green, red or erguvani colered. The flesh is cream yellow or whitish. It grows in the Mediterranean climate.
‘Avokado’ is written in Turkish by the English word ‘Avocado’ and comes from the word ‘Aguacate’ in Spanish. In Turkey, the fruit seedling, which was brought from California for the trial purpose in the 1970s, started trial production and then entered Turkey.
The length of the tree is 2-20 meters. The fruit is 7-20 centimeters long and weight is 100-1000 grams. The seed inside is 5-7 centimeters long. There are more fats (lipid) in its cultures than many are fruits and it is usually mono-unsaturated fats. It is one of the most important nutrients of diet.
Avocado is very popular among vegetarians. It is used instead of meat because it contains high fat.
The energy value is a high fruit. Plenty of it contains A, E and B group vitamins and minerals such as potassium.
It protects heart and vein health. It prevents vein occlusion. It lowers bad cholesterol. The toxins are thrown out of the body and with the harmful substances fight that leads to old age. Thus slower the process of aging. It is a helper for healthy workout of the reproductive system.
Contained protein, vitamins and minerals play a role in regulating the metabolism of the body. It also mentions the serotonin which is the hormone of happiness with the high potassium it contains. It gives people vigor and is against depression.
The peeling avocado, it is kept in lemon water.
When make a salad instead of slicing it with a knife, you can remove the fruit pieces with a spoon and squeezing lemon into them.
In addition, I’ll give you, fastly, a sauce recipe:
Mash the peeled avocado, add a soup spoon grated onion and a lemon juice and salt, and mix. Now, you can serve with the vegetabels you like.
It will be honey , muscle , love, for you