The world is slowly waking up to the amazing advantages of incorporating fresh produce in our diet. Whether it is watermelons or apples, cucumbers or avocados - each of these fruits and vegetables has a specific purpose and advantage to serve for our body. Farming enthusiasts all over the world who grow these vegetables in their own backyard often share their produce on social media accounts. And sometimes, their produce goes beyond the ordinary! Recently, Guinness World Records shared a photo of the world's heaviest avocado which holds the world record since 2018. Take a look:
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The post was shared by Guinness World Records on August 1, which is also celebrated as Avocado Day in the US. The record was set by the Pokini family based in Kahului, Hawaii, USA. The weight of the giant avocado is a whopping 2.55kgs which is almost as much as a watermelon!
"When the Pokini family's avocado tree started unexpectedly producing large fruit, they decided to apply for the record title to show everyone that Hawaii produces amazing avocados," read the description on the website. Mark, Juliane and Loihi Pokini achieved the record on December 14, 2018 and it is unbeaten ever since.
While this gigantic avocado has been grabbing headlines, it is indeed a great addition to your diet with multiple health benefits. If you are new to using avocado in your cooking, we have just what you need. Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay had shared some tips for cooking with avocado which may come in handy. Click here to know all the tips.
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