5 Reasons to Eat More Avocado

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Avocado – the creamy textured green fruit is one our favorite fruits. It is so versatile that it appears in recipes ranging from simple salads to smoothies to wraps to even brownies these days! Read on to find out the benefits of avocados and why you should incorporate this to your diet more often!

1. Protection from insulin resistance:

Avocado is one of the richest sources of mono-unsaturated fat. Mono-unsaturated fats (MUFAs) are known to regulate blood-sugar levels and reverses insulin resistance. Also, avocado contains about 4.6g of dietary fibre. High amounts of soluble fibre stabilizes blood sugar levels

2. Better digestive health

High amounts of fibre facilitate bowel regularity. Healthy fats in avocados is essential for digestion and nutrients absorption because they nourish lining of the gut

3. Healthy and beautiful skin, hair and eyes

Avocados are a high-antioxidant food that contains lutein, a type of carotenoid that protects eye health and preserves healthy, youthful looking skin and hair. It is also rich in fat-soluble vitamins and monounsaturated fats, avocado benefits also include glowing skin, bright eyes and shiny hair both when eaten or used topically

4. Improved heart health

Avocado has a high fatty acid composition (71 percent monounsaturated fatty acids, 13 percent polyunsaturated fatty acids and 16 percent saturated fatty acids) – which promotes heart health by balancing blood lipids. High MUFAs also block development of arteriosclerosis (hardening of the arteries that cuts off blood flow)

5. Aids weight loss

The healthy fats in avocado make you feel full faster, keeps you satiated longer helping you to eat less overall

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