Do you love avocado and it is now part of your diet? You should wash it well before eating it: here is the reason why it could put your health at risk if not rinsed with care.

Avocado is one of the most loved fruits of these times, it is creamy, tasty, nutritious and it is good for any kind of dish. Although there are many who now eat it regularly, not everyone knows that it must be washed carefully before being used to make certain recipes more delicious. The risk you could run when you do not wash it carefully? The foods consumed could be contaminated by bacteria.

What to do before eating an avocado?

According to a report by the Food and Drug Administration, the American government agency that regulates food and pharmaceutical products, the avocado must be washed thoroughly before being consumed. The reason is very simple, its skin is full of dirt and bacteria, which in some cases also contaminate the pulp, especially when the latter is eaten without having first rinsed the outer part of the fruit.

Among the most dangerous germs there are Listeria monocytogenes and salmonella, present on the skins of an avocado on 5, and capable of having dramatic effects on health. To promote the proliferation of bacteria would be the large number of people who touch these fruits with bare hands to see if they are ripe enough. To avoid running unnecessary risks, it is therefore necessary to wash the avocado well, remove all the peel and then consume it. Furthermore, once opened, it must be consumed as soon as possible and preserved very well. At this point, you can indulge in the kitchen with the most varied recipes based on this exotic fruit beloved even by Princess Meghan Markle.