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Benefits of Avocados

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Benefits of Avocados

Benefits & Info Of Avocados

– Prostate cancer prevention.

– Research has shown that avocados are able to find pre-cancerous and cancerous oral cells and destroy them without harming the body.

– Avocados are high in oleic acid, which helps prevent breast cancer and has been proven in numerous studies.

РAvocados have more carotenoid lutein compared to any other commonly consumed fruit. This prevents age related eye diseases by protecting against cataracts and macular degeneration.

– High in beta-sitosterol, which is proven to lower cholesterol levels in the body. In a recent study, 45 volunteers experienced a 17%

– Drop in cholesterol after eating avocados for just one week.

РStudies show that people who eat diets rich in folate have a much lower risk of heart disease. Avocados are packed with folate and just one cup provides 23% of the recommended daily value.

– The high levels of folate also protect against strokes.

– Did you know by adding avocado to your salad, you will absorb five times the amount of nutrients?

– Avocados are full of natural antioxidants and Vitamin E which protect you against many diseases and maintains your overall health.

Fun Facts

– There are more than 500 avocado varieties.

– Also called “alligator pear” due to its appearance and texture similar to alligator skin.

– One tree can produce 150 to 500 avocados per year.

– The average avocado contains 300 calories and 30 grams of healthy fat.

– Avocados have the highest protein content of any fruit.

– 53.5 million pounds of guacamole are eaten every Super Bowl Sunday.

 

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