The HCG diet was created in the 1950s by Dr. ATW Simeons. Though it’s been disputed in health circles, there are plenty of people still trying the HCG diet. Over the past few decades, however, in addition to the HCG diet, there have been hundreds of new diets that have come and gone.
Recently, a new diet is hitting the digital realm and is now slowly beginning to break into the real world. That diet is called… “Avocado Light.”
According to CBS news, a Spanish organization has announced that it will be launching reduced-fat avocados called avocado Light and will contain 30% less fat than regular avocados.
The organization also states that the new avocados are 100% natural and cultivated in specific climates across Latin America.
“Avocados are also a good source of fiber, and this combined with its healthy fat helps stabilize blood sugar levels and promotes satiety after meals,” said Kelly Hogan, a clinical nutrition, wellness manager at the Mount Sinai Dubin Breast Center, and registered dietitian. “They also contain a variety of vitamins and minerals, and consuming it with other plants helps our body absorb fat-soluble vitamins (A, D, E, K) found in various foods.”
Health.com reports that avocados are already good for people who are trying to lose weight because they are saturated with healthy fats, which helps eaters feel full earlier on. The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey revealed that individuals who ate half an avocado every day weighed, on average, 7.5 pounds less than those who didn’t.
“I have patients all the time who still think all fat is ‘bad’ or ‘fattening’ and that low fat or fat-free everything is the way to go,” Hogan added.
The world might not necessarily need a light avocado diet, but it certainly is getting one.