Testicles & Toast!
Did you know that ‘avocado’ comes from the Aztec word meaning testicle? Different theories exist on whether this refers to the fruits gonad-like shape (and that they grow in pairs) or their alleged aphrodisiac qualities. Regardless of which reference is accurate, I highly recommend that people with SCI eat more of them. People with SCI are at risk of lipid imbalances (high “bad” LDL and low “good” HDL cholesterol levels), cardiovascular disease and inflammation, the later of