Are healthier lifestyle and weight loss your New’s Year’s resolutions?
If so, then avocado, the new superfood, should be first on your shopping list.
Avocado, “The New Super Food” has significant health benefits.
This versatile fruit helps your body in the following areas:
1: Heart Health
- Good source of beta-sitosterol
Helps you maintain healthy cholesterol levels
- Contains monounsaturated fats
Helps you reduce the bad (LDL) cholesterol
2: Healthy Eyes
- Contains carotenoids, lutein, and zeaxanthin
Helps health of our aging eyes
- May help reduce the risk of macular degeneration
The primary cause of vision loss as we age
3: Growth and Development
- This is a source of unsaturated fats.
Needed for children’s brain growth
Used for children’s central nervous system development
4: Blood Pressure
Since avocados are sodium free and a good source of potassium
they may help lower your blood pressure.
5: Weight Loss
The healthy fat in avocados aids in weight loss.
- The body takes longer to digest this fat
- You fill full and satisfied for a longer
Toby Amidor, MS, RD, CDN
The Superfood, Avocado contains many additional nutrients.
- Folic acid
- Omega 3
- Vitamins A, B, C, D, E, and K
Avocado Popularity – 2018 Lifestyle Change
According to SurveyMonkey, Avocado Toast was the most tried food in 2018.
New and unusual recipes are popping up in menus for every meal of the day.
Mouthwatering, waist-trimming dessert recipes flood healthy eating websites.
One of the most popular places to go for new ideas is Pinterest.
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