If you are not fond of eating Avocado a.k.a alligator pears then you must start liking them because it carries a number of health benefits you wouldn’t expect from a fruit. This fruits contains high calories that are probably the reason why people on diet would not want to eat this. But do you know that it is high in fiber that makes it good in burning fats. It is rich in Vitamins A, B6, C, K, folic acid, niacin, Pantothenic acid, and riboflavin. And take note its Potassium content is 975 mg per avocado. Pretty high, this improves the heart’s contractility!
Avocado benefits our heart because the folic acid and Vitamin B6 in it helps regulate homocysteine in our body. Homocysteine is believed to increase the risk of heart problems. Avocados also contain glutathione, Vitamin E and unsaturated fats that keep our heart and liver healthy. It also contains Flavonoids and polyphenols that helps reduce inflammatory diseases like arthritis. If you are pregnant, this can be a healthy snack for you because avocados have folic acid that essential for your baby’s brain development. This fruits also helps fight free radicals and reduce the risk of cancer. It has an anti-aging property that rev up our immune system and delays aging process.
Including this fruit in your diet can help you absorb more nutrients. It cleanses your intestine and helps prevent bad breath. It also benefits our skin, that’s why many beauty care products incorporate avocado extract in their ingredients.