We don't need to eat overt fatty foods like avocados, but they are preferable to eating cooked fatty food like pasta and pizza. Personally I only eat avocados as a treat in my salads. Usually, 5% of my calories come from fat on a day that I only eat fruits and veggies.
I find that avocados are so bland...unsalted, they are disgusting to me. If one needs the overt fats, there is great variety in nuts and seed if you're not quite a fruitarian.
I just had an avocado today to see if I liked them, since everyone is always going on and on about how they're yummy...I guess I'm just not avocado advocate! :)
I remember hearing Dr Graham say he tends to get overts half the year and the other half overt free. For the most part people add it in 2 to 3 times a week.
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You obviously don't NEED them. But if you're eating any fat, avocados are the best source (unless you have an allergy to them or something). But it's up to you. If you prefer to go for a few nuts or seeds that's fine too. Read 80/10/10 by Dr.Douglas Graham!!! It just explains that and so much more, and in such a down to earth way that you'll understand things better and have less questions/doubts.
me too >./p>
i bet if you run about 10 miles a day then an avacado every so often might not be harmful. but i still don't think they would be too beneficial on a daily basis, especially not lots of them.
Thanks for this post. I have had a hard time cutting out fats in junk food and think i will eat the healthier ones for the time being when i have those cravings. I'm gonna have to look into some good smoothie recipies as the only ones i have been having are bananas with peaches, and bananas with greens. i bet an avocado would be great in one.
It would be interesting to hear the opinion of long term raw vegan foodists. Where are they?
I've noticed that lately most of the posts are written by new members.