When I was younger I wouldn’t touch an avocado, I was quite the picky eater, as my tastes have changed though I have come to love avocados and I’m so glad I did! Avocados are considered a SuperFood because of how high they are in nutrients and studies continue to find new health benefits of it.
High in healthy fats
Contain no Cholesterol or Sodium
Low in Saturated Fats
High in Fiber
High in Nutrients – Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Vitamin B5, Folate, Vitamin B6, Vitamin E, Potassium (contains more than in a Banana)
Also contain Magnesium, Manganese, Iron, Copper, Zinc, Phosphorus, Vitamin A, B1 (Thiamine), B2 (Riboflavin), and B3 (Niacin)
Shown to help lower Cholesterol and Triglyceride levels
High in antioxidants
Some studies show it has anti-swelling properties that can help reduce symptoms of arthritis
Recipes to Try:
* Disclaimer: I am not a nutritionist or a medical professional. These are healthy suggestions based solely on personal experiences, personal opinions, and light research.