Health Benefits of Avocados

Health Benefits of Avocados is numerous. We all know that avocados are good for you, but do you know how good? Besides being loaded with vitamin A,C,E and omega 3 fatty acids, avocados are a fruit not a veggie. They have 234 calories per cup and meet 20% of your daily potassium requirement.

Health Benefits of Avocados

Avocados can fight and destroy cancer cells in your mouth and gums. Studies show that the oleic acid in this fruit helps to prevent breast cancer. They contain glutathione, preventing aging, along with folate, which helps protect our hearts against strokes. Another big advantage to adding this fruit to your diet is they are great for your eyes. Loaded with carotenoid lutein, it helps fight against certain eye disease like cataracts and macular degeneration.
This green, thick skinned fruit, which has been around for 10,00 years, native to central and South America is awesome for our bodies. There are so many recipes to include this powerhouse food into your diet in some way. Whether it be ice cream, smoothies, sandwich, or salad.
-Tamara

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