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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 off mindless munching.

* They have no cholesterol and very little sodium. 

* They are high in fiber.

* The fat in Avocado makes eyes, skin , hair and nails look vibrant, strong and healthy.

* The best way to consume more avocados and not gain weight is by substituting the meals and dairy in your regular diet with this delicious fruit. 

* You can boost your fat burning metabolism by eating avocados because they contain L-carnitine, and Amino acids which occurs naturally in the human body. 

* Its primary purpose is to help the body metabolize fat and promote fat loss. 

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