May 12, 2015 6:07 PM EDT

You already knew avocados were good for you, but did you know that a simple trick can maximize its health benefits? This video from the American Chemical Society offers a tutorial on how to cut and peel the fruit (yes, it’s a fruit) to get the most nutrients.

Oh, the video also explains why your guacamole tends to turn brown quickly, and offers several tips to keep your dip as green as possible.

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