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Avocados From Mexico Certified by the American Heart Association’s® Heart-Check Certification Program

DALLAS, TX- The American Heart Association certifies America’s number-one selling Avocado brand, Avocados From Mexico (AFM) with the Heart-Check mark to help make it easy for consumers to identify heart-healthy foods. According to research from the American Heart Association – the world’s leading voluntary health organization devoted to fighting cardiovascular disease – 75% of consumers report that they are familiar with the Heart-Check symbol. 75% of consumers also say they are more likely to purchase foods that feature the Heart-Check mark, regardless of age or number of kids in their household1. The 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommend limiting saturated fat while increasing the intake of fruits and vegetables. One of the heart benefits that Avocados provide is their mono and polyunsaturated “good” fats which in moderation can help reduce bad cholesterol levels in the blood. Continue Reading →

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