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11 Reasons Why You Should Eat More AVOCADOS

11 Reasons Why You Should Eat More AVOCADOS

What is AVOCADO?

The Avocado tree of the Lauraceae family is native to America and is cultivated from Ecuador to the Mediterranean climate.

Avocado Fruit:

The fruit is a drupe, greenish and thin skin whose taste reminiscent of walnut, has a very oily pulp, commonly used as food.

11 reasons why you should eat more avocados

  1. Helps prevent bad breath
  2. Helps to keep eyes healthy
  3. Beneficial for maintaining healthy skin
  4. Protects liver from damage and ailments
  5. Reduces risk of cardiovascular diseases
  6. Lowers risk of prostate and breast cancer
  7. Aids in digestion and weight management
  8. Rich in antiaging and antioxidant properties
  9. Helps treat vitamin K deficiency-related bleeding
  10. Reduces inflammation in tissues, muscles and joints
  11. Helps to overcome nausea and morning sickness during pregnancy


Monounsaturated Fat: Avocados are high in monounsaturated fat.

Unlike other fats, this type of fat raises levels of good HDL-cholesterol and lowers harmful triglycerides without raising harmful LDL cholesterol levels.

Fiber: Avocados are high in fiber, particularly soluble fiber, which promotes regularity, helps regulate the body’s use of sugars, and lowers blood cholesterol levels.

Vitamins: Avocados are a good source of many vitamins such as B vitamins and folic acid.

Minerals: Gram for gram, avocados provide more potassium than bananas. Potassium is critical for nerve impulse transmission, muscle contraction, and heart function. Avocados also provide a fair amount of magnesium, which your body needs to metabolize carbohydrates and fats.



LUTEIN, a carotenoid, which is thought to help protect against eye diseases such as cataracts and macular degeneration.

BETA-SITOSTEROL: (a plant sterol), which is currently being studied for its ability to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease and cancer.

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