History of Avocados
The fruit can reach 2 kg. All parts of the plant, except for the pulp of the fruit, are poisonous, including bone and peel. Biologically considered a fruit, but it is often mistakenly attributed to vegetables for unusual nutritional value and taste, more characteristic of vegetables. For their energy intensity in 1998, avocados were listed in the Guinness Book of Records. Avocados are sometimes called the “alligator pear” for its shape and tuberous green skin, similar to the skin of a crocodile.
The plant was cultivated already in the third millennium BC by the Aztecs, who called it “forest oil” and used in traditional medicine – for example, to treat scabies, and also as the first feeding of children. calories in a small avocado