Summarize the points made in the lecture. Being sure to explain how they oppose the specific points made in passage.
The reading and the lecture are both having conflicting opinions about whether or not the eating habit of the avocados is beneficial. The author of the article strongly postulates that consuming avocados have a number of advantages. The lecturer disputes the claims made in the article. His position is that too much eating of avocados might cause problems as well as it is costly too. First and foremost, according to the author of the excerpt, avocados contains lots of nutrients so it helps to reduce blood pressure. This specific argument is challenged by the lecture. He claims that avocados contain a large number of fats, that is one avocado contains 29 grams of fat that equivalent to 300 calories of energy which definitely helps to gain the weight of a human. As a result that implied to increase in the blood pressure in the human body. Secondly, the article asserts that avocados are healthier for pregnant women. The lecturer, however, suggests that it is not good for pregnant and breastfeeding women. Since it can reduce milk production and damage the memory of the women. Additionally, he points out that a baby's stomach is too sensitive, so such kind of stuff makes a baby's stomach vulnerable. Finally, the writer of the article posits that using avocados save valuable money. The speaker of the listening counters these indications by insisting that, it does not support saving money because avocados are not cheap, that is one avocado equal to one pound of apple or one dozen of banana. Moreover, he says that to grow avocados is costly, it required lots of water and nutrient, so it is a waste of natural resources. That's why eating avocados is an unreasonable choice.
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