The Novel Way To Keep Your Avocados Fresh, For Longer!


Sometimes it’s the simple things that can make all of the difference. Wasting half an avocado because you used one half and left the other in the fridge or fruit bowl is a small, but equally irritating inconvenience. The health conscious people out there will appreciate that a whole avocado per serving does come with a fair amount of calories (322kcal on average), so it makes sense to only have half an avocado per serving, trouble is, how do you keep the other half fresh?

Onion! Yep, a great way to keep an avocado fresh is to keep the side of the avocado with the pit in and place it on top of chopped red onion. Place the lid on the Tupperware container and place it into the fridge. The sulphur gases emitted by the onion will stop the oxidation process that is responsible for turning the onion brown.



Women’s Health, (2014). The surprising way to keep avocados fresh that will blow your mind. Retrieved 8th September, 2014, from

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Job Role Qualified Dietitian and Sports Nutritionist Qualifications BSc (Hons) Sports Science | BSc (Hons) Dietetics Tom has always participated in sport both recreationally and competitively which led to an unquenchable thirst for information on anything health, nutrition and fitness. After leaving school Tom went on to play for a football academy during which time he studied Sport and Exercise Science. From here he went on to study a BSc (Hons) Sport Science at UEA followed by his second BSc (Hons) degree, this time at the University of Hertfordshire studying Dietetics. Tom has worked in the fitness, educational and clinical nutrition industry starting out at David Lloyd Health and Leisure Clubs. He then went on to work as a Dietitian (RD) in the NHS, during which time he conducted clinics for healthy eating, weight loss and weight gain, as well as specialised consultations on Diabetes, IBS and Coeliac disease to name a few. He has vast amounts of experience at devising diet plans and supplement regimens, as well as working in the community with schools and competitive athletes. As Head Nutritionist and Supplement expert at Discount Supplements Tom is here to provide current and evidence based health and nutrition information to help you reach your health and fitness goals!
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