Add an Avocado

Avocado is a delicious fruit that can make an amazing addition to your snacks, salads and meals. This natural wonder is packed with minerals, vitamins and anti-oxidants needed for a healthy body. It contains heart healthy monounsaturated fats and omega-3.

Research shows avocado prevents and controls Alzheimer’s, cancer, heart disease, diabetes and other health conditions.

Avocado is a great source of carotenoids and helps fight against age-related macular degeneration (retina) and cataract. The dark green flesh just under the skin contains the highest concentration of carotenoids.
Oleic acid the primary fatty acid in Avocado is known to lower the risk of heart diseases.
Research shows avocado lowers LDL (bad cholesterol) and triglyceride blood levels while increasing the more beneficial HDL (good cholesterol).
Its rich in omega-3 fatty acids.
It’s an excellent source of folate and contains nearly 26% of the daily recommended intake for pregnant women.
Avocado is the only fruit that contains Monounsaturated fatty acid that are essential for development in babies.
The combination of Vitamins C and E, carotenoids, selenium, zinc, phytosterols and omega-3 fatty acids helps guard against inflammation. Avocadoes thus prevents against osteo- and rheumatoid arthritis.
The antioxidants in avocado slow down the aging process and encourage a healthy nervous system.
Avocado acts as a hydrator. Our skin is more likely to dehydrate with age. Avocado helps bring back some of the healthy oils into our complexion and nourishes the skin.
For vegetarians and vegans, this is a great source for more protein.
Avocado provides us with unique health benefits. So include avocado 2-3 times a week in your diet on a regular basis. Eating in moderation is the key to healthy life.