Avocado Seeds: The Hidden Nutritional Powerhouse

1359300706_223b445380_bAvocados. When you think of them, you probably immediately think of their creamy texture and versatility, whether you’re slicing them up to eat on their own, digging in to them in the form of guacamole, or adding them to a salad or sandwich. It’s a widely known fact that the fruit is packed with healthy fats and an array of nutritional benefits. But what about the avocado seed? If you’re like most people, you probably immediately discard it after cutting an avocado open, which would be a tragic error. Why, you ask? Because the seed of an avocado is a nutritional powerhouse in its’ own right. Let’s take a look at why.