Diet avocados are now a thing


Avocados have become symbolic of all that is millennial.

While we’re quick to smother everything that passes our mouths with the holy green stuff, it’s easy to forget how fat-laden these little things are.

Because it’s irrelevant.

We can’t have mortgages or well paid jobs, so we indulge in the avocado, our only real pleasure in life.

Except, one company wants to make avo's healthier – with their new low-fat avocado.

Spanish company Isla Bonita claims their Avocado Light has up to 30 per cent less fat than regular avocados, which have around 20 to 30 grams of fat.

It also ripens faster and takes longer to go brown when exposed to the air.

No one likes a show-off.

The avocado, it explains on its website, is grown in a special climate while retaining the same nutritional benefits. It isn't genetically modified.

The website's background also includes an image of a woman measuring her waist - if that isn't scientific evidence we don't know what is...

The fats in avocados are mostly monosaturated. These have been linked to lower cholesterol and a lower risk of heart disease and cancer.

More: Stop eating avocados. Right now.

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