1. What are avocados?

Avocados are a type of fruit that grow on trees. They are often referred to as “alligator pears” because of their shape and texture.

2. Where do avocados come from?

Avocados originated in Mexico and Central America, but they are now grown in many parts of the world, including California, Florida, and South Africa.

3. What are the health benefits of avocados?

Avocados are a great source of healthy fats, fiber, and various vitamins and minerals, such as potassium, vitamin K, and vitamin C. They have been shown to promote heart health, improve digestion, and may even help with weight...

4. How do you know when an avocado is ripe?

To check if an avocado is ripe, gently press on the skin with your thumb. If it gives slightly under pressure, it is likely ripe. If it feels very soft or mushy, it may be overripe.

5. How should avocados be stored?

Avocados should be stored at room temperature until they are ripe. Once they are ripe, they can be stored in the refrigerator for a few days to prolong their freshness.