Most fruit consists primarily of carbs, while the avocado is high in healthy fats, which for me makes it rather unique. There are many reason why you should eat Avocado, so here are some beneficial ones I would like to share with you all.
Avocado Is Very Nutritious- This fruit comes from an Avocado tree, it is prized for its high nutrient value and is added to all sorts of dishes due to fact it has really good flavour and rich texture. It is the main ingredient of guacamole.
These days Avocado has become a very popular food among healthy eaters. Its is often hailed as a superfood… which I would agree with as it has strong health benefits.
Avocados are green as you may know but you can get black ones too, typically the blacker it is the softer it is to eat also.
They Contain More Potassium Than Banana- Potassium is a nutrient that most people are really not getting enough of. This nutrient helps maintain the body’s cells and serves various important functions.
Avocados are actually very high in potassium with a 100 gram (3.5 ounces) serving containing 14% of the RDA, compared to 10% in bananas, which is a typical high potassium food.
High potassium intake also reduces high blood pressure, strokes, kidney failure and high risk of a heart attack
Avocados Are Loaded With Fibre- Fibre is another nutrient found in relatively large amounts in Avocado. Fibre is indigestible plant matter that can contribute to weight loss, reduce blood sugar spikes and is strongly linked to a lower risk of many diseases. A distinction is often made between soluble and insoluble fibre.
Soluble fibre is known to be able to feed the friendly gut bacteria in the intestine, which are very important for the optimal function of our bodies.
Avocados Are Good For The Eyes- Not only do Avocados increase antioxidant absorption from other foods, they are also high in antioxidants themselves. This includes nutrients called lutein and zeaxanthin, which are incredibly important for eye health. I also happened to stumble across various studies just out of interest last week, and found that it dramatically reduces the risk of cataracts and macular degeneration, which are common in the elderly therefore, this also suggest that Avocados should have benefits for eye health over the longer term.
Avocados Help You Lose Weight- They really are weight loss friendly foods, especially in the long term. Avocados in your diet can help you naturally eat fewer calories and have an easier time sticking to a healthier diet. Avocados are also high in fibre, and very low in carbs, two attributes that should also help promote weight loss, at least in the context of a healthy real food based diet.
Avocados taste really nice- Try it for your self…ENOUGH SAID!