Why Avocados are good for you

Avocados nowadays are becoming more and more popular.

Many restaurants offer avocado dishes and many nutritionists recommend them in their diet plans.

Let’s find out why!

According to Medical News Today “ avocado is the only fruit that provides a substantial amount of monounsaturated fat (the healthy kind). Avocados are a naturally nutrient-dense food and contain nearly 20 vitamins and minerals. ”

Avocados in fact, contain vitamin C, B-5 and K.

Vitamin C helps the memory formation; vitamin B-5 regulates sleep and muscle relaxiation; while vitamin K helps the blood cell function by eliminating toxines. In just one Avocaldo there’s almost 45% of your recommended daily need.

But it’s not just about vitamins..

By including an avocado to your diet increases the cardiovascular health. Its unsaturated  acids lower the blood cholesterol lever which evitates heart disease.CNN, in fact, included avocados in it’s “10 best foods for your heart” article.

Avocados have multiple perks and one of them is the easy way of using it in creative dishes.

It’s easy to peel and to prepare, and the recipies are innumerous.

(One of the most popular, by the way, is Guacamole)

You could easily bring it to College with you, an healthy / delicious meal always ready to be eaten.

Squeeze some lemon on it and do a favor to your body!

photo credit: http://www.healthyfoodspace.com/avocados-many-magic-powers-humans-life-health/


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