Avocado: One of the Healthiest Fruits

Articles 12 Apr 2018

It’s common for Indonesians to order avocado juice (besides sweet iced tea and orange juice) after a meal. With the addition of chocolate sweetened condensed milk, it certainly add the deliciousness. Apparently, not only delicious, avocado also has benefits for your health. Let’s see some of the benefits.

1. Avocados contain healthy fats

Replace mayonnaise with avocado cream on your sandwich. Avocado contains 4 grams of healthy monounsaturated fats (which can lower cholesterol), 2 grams of fiber, and 1 gram of protein per ounce, making it lower in fat, more beneficial than other creams.

2. Increase satiety

Eating good fats helps slow the emptying of the stomach, which makes you satiate longer and delays the return of hunger. In one recent study, volunteers assessed satisfaction and appetite after meals at a dinner with or without avocado. The addition of avocado to increase significant yields in satiety and reduce the desire to eat up to five hours. This is one of the benefits for you who want to take a diet.

3. Nutrition Booster

Enjoying avocado during mealtimes can help your body absorb more antioxidants from other healthy foods. In a study at Ohio State, gathered men and women eating salads and salsas with 2.5 tablespoons of avocado, they were more than 8 times more alpha-carotene and 13 times as many beta-carotene-phytonutrients known to fight cancer and disease heart. Another recent study found that mixing the avocado with tomato sauce and increasing vitamin A vegetables, the nutrients needed for healthy skin, vision, and immunity.

4. Protect your heart

Recent UCLA studies have found some benefits of avocado consumption. Avocados can cancel the production of components that contribute to inflammation, increase blood flow, and not increase triglycerides. Fats in amounts raised by burgers only. Avocado is also a potassium, a nutrient that helps reduce blood pressure to release more energy and arteries.

In the end, the avocado is an amazing food. They are full of nutrients, containing ‘friendly’ fats, making the heart healthy and last not least, the flavor is extraordinarily good. So what are you waiting for. Come on, let’s consume avocado from now on.

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