|Few foods that taste as rich and delicious
are also as good for your health!
You can enjoy avocados guilt-free because
they are cholesterol-free, sodium-free, high in fiber, low in saturated
fat, and rich in vitamins,
minerals and antioxidants.
Recent research has shown that the nutrients and phytochemicals
in avocados actually work together to promote health and fight
| Heart-Healthy Cholesterol Fighter
Avocados are naturally cholesterol free and contain
heart-healthy monounsaturated fats. Studies have shown that eating
foods high in
monounsaturated fat can benefit people with chronic conditions such
as high cholesterol, heart disease, diabetes and high blood pressure.
Avocados are the richest fruit source of dietary fiber and beta-sitosterol.
inhibit cholesterol absorption and lower serum cholesterol levels.
Eating avocados can also improve the ratio of good HDL cholesterol
to bad LDL cholesterol. It's a simple, delicious way to cut your
risk of heart disease!
|Antioxidants = Anti-Cancer
Free radicals are harmful chemicals in the body that can damage cells,
promote aging and may cause cancer and heart disease. Avocados are
rich in antioxidants that combat free radicals in the blood stream.
Recent research ranks avocados highest among fruits in the antioxidants
lutein, glutathione and vitamin E.
Lutein protects against macular
degeneration and cataracts and has been shown to prevent prostate
Glutathione protects cell DNA from free radicals and may
help reduce the risk of cancer of the mouth and larynx.
E is a powerful antioxidant that protects body tissue from the
damages of oxidation. Avocados have more vitamin E
|High in Vitamins and Minerals
|Avocados are the highest fruit source of vitamin E and contain more
vitamin K, thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, biotin, folic acid, pantothenic
acid, potassium and magnesium than any other commonly eaten fruit.
And, avocados are much more delicious and satisfying than a pill!