Avocado is an excellent fruit with numerous influential health benefits. It is high in healthy fat unlike other fruits which are high in carbohydrates. Let’s discuss the benefits of Avocado.
- Great for your skin.
- Maintain a healthy heart.
- Boost the immune system.
- Source of naturally good fats.
- Heal digestive disorders.
- Reduce Inflammation.
- Great source of potassium.
- Help to prevent a blood sugar imbalance.
- Inhibit fungal infection.
- Help to prevent cancer.
Notice the last word is ‘delicious’ and not ‘tolerable’, folks. If we’re honest with ourselves, we’ll concede that there are not too many foods that check both of these boxes. Those that do will probably fall under one of two categories: fruits or vegetables.
This segues into our discussion of avocados and the health benefits derived from the versatile and delicious fruit. Another question: did you know that the avocado is a fruit? Even more interesting, the avocado is actually a berry! Well, it does contain fleshy pulp and a seed.
Avocado are incredibly nutrient dense
The fact that this little fruit contains so many health benefits is incredible, and much of this has to do with the abundance of nutrients. Consider these levels of nutrients in just a 3.5 ounce serving:
Vitamin K: 26% of recommended daily allowance (RDA)
Folate: 20% of RDA
Vitamin C: 17% of RDA
Potassium: 14% of RDA
Avocado also contains smaller levels of vitamin A, B1 (thiamine), B2 (riboflavin), B3 (niacin), copper, iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorous and zinc.
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