9 Health Benefits of Avocados
Health Benefits Of Avocado
Avocados are incredibly nutritious. They contain more potassium than bananas, are loaded with heart-healthy monounsaturated fatty acids and fiber.
Avocados make a delicious addition to Mexican dishes (like tacos), but they also taste great for breakfast in smoothies , on eggs, or toast!
Avocados have 10 grams of fiber to be exact! Soluble fiber helps you to feel full and gets everything moving in your digestive system!
One serving has 3.5 grams of unsaturated fat—the good fat we want—which helps improve muscle recovery and skin and hair quality.
GOOD FOR YOU FAT
Avocados act as a “nutrient booster” to help the body absorb fat soluble nutrients from other foods when eaten in tandem. Teamwork = dreamwork.
Creamy and rich avocados are a delicious “swapportunity” for mayo, butter, and cheese on sandwiches and wraps.
Super spread substitute
With 90 micrograms per cup, avocados contain more folate per ounce than any other fruit! It’s good for the heart and for decreasing the chance of a stroke.
It's high water content makes baked goods softer, chewier, less likely to crumble, and adds nutrients and good fats. P.S. Avocados make smoothies super creamy and you can’t even taste it.
BAKED GOODS BENEFITS
We love you bananas, but we’ve got another sheriff in town! One avocado actually has three times as much potassium as one banana.
Avocados are the main component in guacamole, and guacamole is God’s gift to snacking. Enough said.
What is your favorite way to eat avocados? Read more for tips on how to pick a ripe avocado and how to keep avocados from browning!