The Rich and Creamy Fruit to Benefit Your Heart AND Skin
Though most people we counsel in our groups and private sessions are already on board with avocados as a health food.
They typically have no idea just HOW healthy they are. That’s because this unusual fruit is packed with such a variety of nutrients.
It’s rich array of fiber, minerals, vitamins and healthy fats makes it a worthy food to include for battling several chronic ailments.
In fact, avocados contain about 20 different vitamins and minerals, including significant amounts of vitamin K, folate, vitamin C, potassium (more than bananas!), and several B vitamins.
Here are some of our favorite reasons to include more of this luscious creamy fruit into your weekly meals and snacks (plus some fun ways to eat them).
1). Reduces risk of heart disease. - he beneficial effects of avocados have been studied related to several risk factors for heart disease, including cholesterol, triglycerides, inflammatory markers, and blood pressure.
2). Supports healthier looking skin. Healthy fats can greatly benefit skin health. Avocados also contain a substance called sterolin, which studies indicate can soften the skin and reduce the appearance of age spots.
3). Loaded with fiber. This is a surprise to most people. Keep in mind that fiber feeds your beneficial bacteria and keeps your digestive system healthy and humming.
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