Avocado Does More Good Things for Your BodyKamis, 17 September 2020 - 02:27 | 7.65k
TIMESINDONESIA, JAKARTA – Who doesn’t know avocado? Lots of people make this avocado as a juice with great taste, especially with the mixture of chocolate milk and some other sweeteners. It is rich in fiber, vitamin K, B5, B6, B3, E and C. They are also dense in potassium, folate, magnesium, manganese, copper, iron, zinc and phosphorous.
Besides being delicious, avocados have health benefits. Taken from several trusted sources, these are several advantages of consuming avocado.
1. Anti-inflammatory properties
Avocados are rich in anti-inflammatory properties, which help relieve arthritis pain. It is also a source of omega-3 fatty acids, which help lubricate joints and further relieve joint pains.
2. Helps you lose your weight an improve your digestion
100 grams of avocado has 7 grams of fiber. The high-fiber content present in avocado could help make you shed a pound or two as well. Fiber takes the longest to digest which induces the feeling of fullness, which prevents you from bingeing later.
It will also improve your digestion. Avocados are very low on carbs too, which also promotes weight loss.
3. Boosts fertility
Well, there must be a reason why Aztec called this fruit as fertility fruit. According to a book entitled Healing Foods, avocados help in boosting fertility and better the chances at conceiving too.
4. Regulates blood pressure and good for your heart
The potassium in avocado will maintain your blood pressure stable. A stable blood pressure helps stave off the risk of heart attack or stroke. Eating avocado can also regulate LDL and HDL cholesterol levels, as well as blood triglycerides which make your heart healthier.
5. Promotes your eyes
Avocado is loaded with beta-carotene, vitamin A, and antioxidants which are beneficial for eyes. It also contains lutein and zeaxanthin; both of these nutrients help maintain good eyesight, night vision and minimize damage from ultraviolet light.(*)
|Publisher||: Ahmad Rizki Mubarok|