Maybe you didn't realize that a lowfat avocado was something the world wanted, but here's the thing: Fans of the smooth, green-fleshed, endlessly Instagrammable avocado can't seem to get enough , which sometimes means overdoing it on the healthy but high-fat fruits. And really, it's easy to see why. The avocado is so multipurpose that it fits seamlessly into breakfasts, lunches, dinners, snacks, and even desserts. Plus, it's packed with nutrients, and has a number of health benefits . From salads to sandwiches, dips to desserts , there's hardly a food that isn't improved by the mighty avocado.
There's only one problem: The FDA-approved serving size of an avocado, according to The Kitchn, is only a third of an avocado. Per day . Which is a little bit heartbreaking.
In response to this inescapable fact, Eurobanan, a Spanish fruit and vegetable distributor, has designed a new breed of avocado called the Avocado Light. According to The Kitchn , it's just like a regular avocado, but with 30 percent less fat. According to the USDA , the mean fat content of all varieties is about 29.47 grams of fat per avocado, so this would put the Avocado Light at around 20 g, give or take. Other bonuses: It has "smooth, shiny green skin," and "is fast ripening with a slow rate of oxidation," according to Fruitnet .
Here's the catch: Thus far, Eurobanan has only made the Avocado Light available in Spain, where it will officially go on sale later this month. And the company has not announced any plans to bring the lowfat toast topper to the U.S. thus far. This may not be the worst thing, since the healthy fats in avocado are really good for you, and regular avocados can be a great addition to your healthy lifestyle as long as you stick to a reasonable serving size .
We're not totally sold on the idea that this lower-fat avocado will hold up to the original. But hey, if the Avocado Light ever makes it over to the U.S., we'd at least give it a try.
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