You already know avocados are good for you...but did you hear the latest?

According to a recent study published by the Journal of the American Heart Association, when you eat at least 2 servings of avocados per week (equivalent to 1/2 of avocado for each serving), you can reduce the risk of having a heart attack by 21% compared to avoiding or rarely eating avocados.

Does this call for a "guac celebration"?

Check out this fun guacamole recipe.

avocado tree canvaAvocados are rich in good stuff such as vitamins C, E, K, and B6, riboflavin, niacin, folate, pantothenic acid, magnesium, potassium, lutein, beta carotene, omega-3 fatty acids, and fiber. They are also known to keep you feeling fuller so that you don’t munch as much in between meals.

Read more of the published study article here