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Avocado

Avocado

The avocado tree originates in the highland areas of central Mexico and Guatemala. The avocado tree, first introduced to Mauritius by M. Le Juge in 1750 was then imported grown for the first time in Reunion in 1789 by M.Hubert. Avocado reduces blood cholesterol and has a positive impact on heart. It is also a good source of minerals (magnesium, potassium, iron, copper, zinc ...) and vitamins.