Can We Eat Avocado and Fish Together? (Expert Answer)

Short Answer: It is generally safe to eat avocado and fish together or one after another. Because they have different but complementary nutrients that can support your health and wellness.

Avocado and fish both are healthy foods.

Avocado contains monounsaturated fats, fiber, and vitamin K.

Fish has omega-3 fatty acids, protein, and vitamin B.

According to Ayurveda, avocado and fish are incompatible food combinations, as they have different tastes, energies, and post-digestive effects.

Eating them together can cause indigestion, gas, bloating, and toxins in the body.

Ayurveda recommends avoiding heavy, oily, and watery foods like avocado for kapha types, who are prone to weight gain and sluggishness.

But according to science, avocado and fish may have some benefits when eaten together or separately.

Avocado can improve the absorption of fat-soluble nutrients from fish, such as vitamin D.

Fish can provide essential amino acids that complement the protein in avocado.

Both avocado and fish can help lower cholesterol, blood pressure, and inflammation, and protect the brain and heart.

As a nutritionist, my advice is to try first.

If after eating avocado and fish together you experience any side effects, such as nausea, diarrhea, or allergic reactions, then stop combining them.

And if you can tolerate them, then continue.

However, you should be mindful of the quality and quantity of avocado and fish you consume.

Because too much of any food can be harmful, and some types of fish may contain mercury or other contaminants.

Whether you eat them together or not, you should always choose fresh, organic, and wild-caught or sustainably-farmed avocado and fish.

Because they have more nutrients, less pesticides, and less environmental impact than conventional or processed ones.

You can store them in the refrigerator for up to three days, or in the freezer for up to six months.

Do not store them in warm or humid places, or expose them to direct sunlight or air.

Finally, remember, avocado is a versatile and nutritious fruit that can be enjoyed in salads, sandwiches, smoothies, and dips.

Fish is a lean and high-quality protein that can be cooked in various ways, such as baking, grilling, or steaming.

Both avocado and fish can be part of a balanced and healthy diet, as long as you eat them in moderation and with respect to your individual needs and preferences.

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About the Author

Abdur Rahman Choudhury

Abdur Rahman Choudhury is a nutritionist in West Bengal, India, with a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Biochemistry.

He has done his diploma in nutrition from Fabulous Body Inc (US), and completed various certification courses from several universities. He also has considerable research experience in PCOS.

Abdur currently lives in India and keeps fit by weight training and eating mainly home-cooked meals.

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