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AVOCADO | Benefits

* Avocados are excellent sources of monounsaturated fatty acids, dietary fiber, potassium, B vitamins and vitamin E.

* One medium sized avocado has as much potassium as three medium sized bananas!

* One half of an average avocado provides 160 calories, 2 g of phytosterol that’s been shown to protect the prostate and significantly lower blood cholesterol levels by blocking the absorption of cholesterol. 

* Avocados contain an antioxidant also found in dark leafy greens that promotes healthy skin and protects against numerous age-related degenerative eye diseases, including  cataracts. 

* Avocados don't increase blood glucose levels.

* There are approximately 230 calories in a fruit of medium size. 

* They are high in fat, with roughly 20 grams of fat in a medium sized fruit. The good news is that it’s almost all the heart healthy kind; mono and polyunsaturated fat. This fat is also the reason why just a small amount of the fruit can help you feel fuller longer, which is great for fending…

Does Lemon Really Burn Fat?

The belief that taking lemon will somehow magically burn fat with no effort on your part has been around for decades, and persists no matter how many diligent scientists, doctors and nutrition experts debunk it. Burning fat efficiently depends on a whole host of factors, including your caloric intake, the quality of your diet and your level of exercise. Drinking lemon juice with water in the morning does have some benefits, but it is not a miraculous fat-dissolving potion.
Your body is constantly burning fat for energy. But if you are taking in more calories than you are expending, that fat has to be stored. The calorie in/calorie out balance is crucial to burning fat, but there are other factors involved. If you are not eating a healthy diet and dehydrated, you will not have the energy to exercise or even to maintain an active lifestyle. Drinking lemon juice and water in the morning won't burn fat on its own, but it will support the fat-metabolizing process.
Lemon juice is low in c…

Egg Whites | Benefits

People lose as much as30 to 70 pounds on the Egg White Diet. Egg whites are made up of a variety of Amino acids. It is vital for growth and the development of muscle tissue. I recommend Egg whites for those who want to lose weight faster. 
Benefits of Egg White

* They are high in proteins.
* They have no fat and no cholesterol. 
* They contain small amounts of vitamin B, which are healthy for your body.
* Helps to reduce your appetite and accelerates the rate at which you burn calories.
* Egg whites helps to reduce inflammation.
* Reduces the risk of developing blood clots. 

Nutrients


* Egg whites contain minerals like potassium, calcium, phosphorus and zinc and are 90 percent water.

* The protein found in egg whites is readily absorbed in your body.

* Egg white protein contains all the essential Amino acids your body requires on a daily basis, making it a high-quality complete protein. 

Add Egg whites to your drinks

Now, If you have a problem in having raw egg whites all alone, add egg whites int…