Yes, avocados taste amazing. But you’ll be pleasantly surprised at what they can do for your heart, mind, and skin.
Frank Lipman, MD, a best-selling author in the New York Times, says that avocados are one of nature’s “little miracle foods” and that you should eat them several times a week.
You can add it to your favorite smoothies or use it to make some tasty guacamole.
Your level of cholesterol goes down.
Even though avocados have a bad reputation for being high in calories and fat (half of an avocado has 113 calories and 10 grams of fat), most of the fat they have is healthy monounsaturated fat. The good fat makes your body make more of the good HDL cholesterol and less of the bad LDL cholesterol.
You have better digestion
Half an avocado has just under 5 grams of fiber (depending on the size). A nutritionist named Megan Ware, RDN, says that eating an avocado every day can help you avoid constipation and keep your digestive system healthy. This fruit has a lot of fiber, which makes you feel fuller for longer. When you put slices of avocado on toast, a sandwich, or a salad, you can feel full for up to three hours.
You won’t get sick or catch anything
WebMD says that avocados are a good source of B vitamins, which help keep you healthy and protect you from getting sick. They also contain a lot of vitamins C and E and plant chemicals that may help prevent cancer. Megan Ware says that because avocados have a lot of antioxidant phytochemicals like lutein and zeaxanthin, they may help prevent cataracts and macular degeneration.
You’ll sleep better
A nutritionist named Elise Museles says that magnesium, which has 19.5 milligrams in half an avocado, helps reduce stress. Avocados taste good and have a lot of magnesium in them. Before you eat the avocado, make sure to wash it.
You will look beautiful and healthy.
This amazing superfood also makes your eyes and hair shine and your skin glow. Because it has monounsaturated fats and vitamins that can be stored in fat. Medical News Today says that eating avocados has these benefits, but putting avocados on your skin also has them.