Avocado and Its By-products: Natural Sources of Nutrients, Phytochemical Compounds and Functional Properties

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Avocado (Persea americana Mill.) is a tropical and subtropical fruit that is native to Mexico and Central America. This fruit is gaining increasing worldwide acceptance and has received extensive marketing and a wide distribution due to its relevant nutritional benefits for human health. This work presents relevant information on the production, composition and application of avocado, with an emphasis on its by-products, focusing on the proper use of waste and the possibility of monetizing waste for nutritional and environmental purposes. … Continue reading “Avocado and Its By-products: Natural Sources of Nutrients, Phytochemical Compounds and Functional Properties”