Updated: Feb 4
Health Benefits of Avocados!
I used to avoid eating avocados during my "low-fat" phase, but now I know better. Mother Nature has provided us with an awesome source of great fat and nutrients.
1. Loaded with protein – One avocado contains about 4g of
protein and has 18 important amino acids – all highly
bioavialable meaning they get into your system faster.
2. More potassium than a banana – potassium is important for
kidney health, blood pressure and muscle health.
3. Full of healthy fats – Avocados are about 20% fat, with bulk of
that being monounsaturated. Studies show regular
consumption of avocados can help reduce total blood
4. Avocados are one of the “Clean 15” – With their exterior, they
are protected from pesticides, so if you can’t afford organic,
you can feel OK buying this conventional.
Avocados can be added to salads, eaten alone or used as a butter substitute in recipes. You can even make brownies with them! Make them apart of your everyday diet!
Source: naturalsociety.com and livestrong.com