Earlier this year, doctors raised a scary warning for brunch-loving millennials: mishandling avocado can injure your hand. Seriously.
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An improper use of the knife while trying to remove the fruit's inner stone can cause life-changing tendon and nerve injuries, the British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS) said. Its secretary, Simon Eccles, said that he treats about four patients a week with the so-called 'avocado hand' at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital in London. There's even a "post-brunch surge" of patients on Saturdays. Read more...More about Avocado, Avocado Hand, M S, Marks And Spencer, and Lifestyle