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Avo go


I love avocados and know they contain good oils. But should we limit how many we eat?


Avocados are a delicious, nutritious food, though not without their risks, judging by the number of avocado-related knife injuries. Curiously, the number of such injuries continues to grow in the Western world, so much so that a recent academic journal described them as an epidemic.

But assuming we’ve managed to cut the avocado safely, it’s pretty much all good news after that. Avocados are packed with healthy fats, vitamins, minerals

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