Besides that they taste amazing and we love their taste, the avocados are one of the most beneficial fruits, they are a very rich source of nutrients, minerals and vitamins as well.
According to many studies the consumption of avocados can improve your overall health in many different ways, and that is why we have prepared a list of health benefits that can be provided with their consumption:
Impressive Nutritional Profile
In a single avocado serving there are more than 20 minerals and vitamins contained, therefore you can satisfy the recommended daily dose of many nutrients such as: 21% of vitamin E, 33% of vitamin C, 53%of vitamin K, 26% of vitamin K, 41% of folate, 28% of pantothenic and potassium, and 19% of copper.
The avocado can easily increase the HDL cholesterol levels, and decrease the LDL cholesterol levels and triglycerides.
Since the avocados are able to lower the bad cholesterol levels they can reduce the risk of heart attacks and stroke, that is because they are filled with monounsaturated fats.
Consuming avocados can prevent food cravings because it creates a feeling of satiety, therefore it can be very supportive in the weight losing process.
One of the most important roles in the synthesis of testosterone are the saturated fats, and the avocados has it in huge amounts, therefore it can be a natural aphrodisiac and can improve the sex drive.
The avocado is rich in fat-soluble nutrients, and these improve the nutrient absorption, for example the absorption of alpha and beta carotene, lutein, some antioxidants and vitamins D,K,E and A.
The avocados are able to regulate our blood pressure because they are a rich source of potassium.
The avocado is also a rich source of lutein and zeaxanthin, which can improve our vision, eye health and can affect the macular degeneration in a positive way.
Experts discovered that the extracts contained in the soybean oil and the avocado called the soybean and avocado unsaponifiables, are able to relieve from arthritis of the bone symptoms, which is known as osteoarthritis.
Prevents from Diabetes
Consuming half an avocado on daily basis, will easily regulate your blood glucose levels and insulin levels, as well as decrease the risk of diabetes.
The avocado is a rich source of vitamin C, vitamin B6, potassium and folate, and all of these are very beneficial for the baby’s brain development and tissue, also for the fetus in the early stages of pregnancy.
You can strengthen your bones by consuming avocado on regular basis, because they are very high in vitamin K, copper and folate.
We mentioned that the avocado is a rich source of fiber, from which 75% is insoluble and 25% is soluble.
The fiber is able to lower the risk from many diseases, help you lose some weight and decrease blood sugar spikes. You can feed the friendly bacteria in your intestines with the soluble fiber.