A serving of avocados contains many important nutrients to help you manage your diabetes, and best of all, avocados are sugar-free.
Avocados are a heart-healthy fruit. Many factors affect heart disease. Eating avocados as part of a diet low in saturated fat and cholesterol may reduce the risk.
An avocado contains 80 calories per serving, plus it's cholesterol- and sugar-free.
The following 2000 calorie, moderate fat, 5-day meal plan demonstrates how to incorporate one
avocado per day to align with findings from published research.
• 1/2 avocado
• 1 toasted English
• 1/2 grapefruit
Turkey Burger with Coleslaw and
Sweet Potato Fries
Avocado Stuffed Chicken Breast Roll
Color alone doesn't determine ripeness, but darker avocados may be riper than ones with lighter skin.
Place the avocado in the palm
of your hand and squeeze lightly
to avoid bruising. If the avocado
yields to gentle pressure, you know
it’s ripe and ready-to-eat. If not,
then the avocado will be ripe in 2–3
days. If the avocado feels mushy, it might be overripe.
Now it's time to try these delicious meals yourself