11 May '11, 7pm

Avocado nutrition facts: Great benefits from a mighty fruit

Avocado nutrition facts: Great benefits from a mighty fruit

California produces most of the avocadoes grown in the United States. A Santa Barbara judge first brought Mexican avocado trees to the state in 1871, and today, the bumpy, rough-skinned fruit with the tender flesh is harvested year-round on approximately 60,000 acres from San Luis Obispo through San Diego by about 6,000 growers, according to the California Avocado Commission. Most trees on average produce around 60 pounds of fruit annually, or 150 pieces.

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mnn.com 12 May '11, 2pm

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