The benefits of Avocado
Fresh Avocado contains more fibre, folate, niacin, thiamine and riboflavin than any other commonly eaten fruit per gram. They contain more than 25 essential vitamins and minerals including Vitamins A, B (including B6, niacin and riboflavin), C and E, Copper, magnesium, potassium and zinc.
Lower Cholesterol They regulate blood pressure due their concentration of Potassium.
Heart Health They can guard against stroke, heart disease, and high blood pressure.
Mouth Cancer Defense certain components in avocados are able to seek out pre-cancerous and cancerous oral cancer cells and destroy them without harming healthy cells.
Breast Cancer Protection Avocado, like olive oil, is high in oleic acid, which has been shown to prevent breast cancer in numerous studies.
Eye Health Avocados have more of the carotenoid lutein than any other commonly consumed fruit. Lutein protects against macular degeneration and cataracts, two disabling age-related eye diseases.
Better Nutrient Absorption Research has found that certain nutrients are absorbed better when eaten with avocado. In one study, when participants ate a salad containing avocados, they absorbed five times the amount of carotenoids (a group of nutrients that includes lycopene and beta carotene) than those who didn’t include avocados.
Regulate the blood sugar levels The monounsaturated (good) fats in avocados can assist steady blood sugar levels and reverse insulin disorders.
Other benefits include
Reduced risk of stroke
Satiety FreshAvocados provide a feeling of fullness because of their water and fibre content which can assist weightloss
Increase Fat Burning by adding avocado to other Fat burning foods, you can improve your absorption of nutrients
Reduces Puffiness around the Eyes Its an anti inflammatory
Facial Moisturising Mask
Hair Creating an avocado hair mask will strengthen and fortify your hair. They are rich in fatty acids that are a real must in your daily diet, especially when it come to your hair. Your hair will go from brittle to being soft and shiny. Avocado oil can also be used as a hair treatment for dry hair and scalp
Humectant Avocado peel is actually valuable. Using gentle upward strokes, lightly massage your face with the inside of the peel. Let the oil residue remain on your skin for about 15 minutes. At that time you may either leave the oil on your skin leaving it on over night, if you intend to put on make-up, wash your face gently with three or four rinses of tepid water and pat dry. The oil will be invisible but it is there, ready to hold your foundation or powder in place for hours.
Smoothies Add avocado to banana and strawberry for a really creamy meal replacement
Tempura Avocado and serve on a salad for a Savvy new idea
Summer Soup Add lime, basil and chicken stock drizzle with olive oil Yum
Avocado Oil to salads and drizzle on pistachio crusted goats cheese and rocket salad
So Lots of reasons to Have an Avo Today