Health Benefits of an Avocado
You and I can live a financial prosperous life, but if we don’t have our health, money won’t provide all the quality and enjoyment we desire in life.
There are many wonderful and healthy foods in the plant kingdom, and today we are featuring one of them … the AVOCADO!
It’s Not What You Eat, It’s What You Absorb
Avocados can also boost the absorption of nutrients of other foods, such as the carotenoid phytonutrients in vegetables, because carotenoids, like beta-carotene, are fat soluble.
Remember, it’s not what you eat; it’s what you absorb, so add avocado to your salad!
Add an avocado and 15 times more beta-carotene ends up circulating throughout your body.
More Avocado Tips and Benefits
Avocados are a fruit, not a vegetable, with a creamy texture and they are grown in warm climates.
Health benefits include improving digestion, decreasing risk of depression, and protection against cancer.
Avocados are the only fruit that provide a substantial amount of healthy monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA).
Avocados are a naturally nutrient-dense food and contain nearly 20 vitamins and minerals.
Avocados are a great source of vitamins C, E, K, and B-6, as well as riboflavin, niacin, folate, pantothenic acid, magnesium, and potassium.
They also provide lutein, beta-carotene, and omega-3 fatty acids.
Despite its creamy texture, an avocado is actually high in fiber with approximately 12-14 grams per avocado.
Avocados contain substances that have antimicrobial activity.
Avocados contain lutein and zeaxanthin, two phytochemicals that are especially concentrated in the tissues in the eyes.
Avocados contain a natural plant sterol called beta-sitosterol. Regular consumption of beta-sitosterol help maintain healthy cholesterol levels.
Read entire article, 12 Benefits of Avocado: Medical News Today
Psst … add avocado to your smoothies for a smooth and creamy texture!
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David spent over 27 years in the mortgage/real estate business. But 33 years ago, God re-directed his life and placed in him a passion for natural health and the prevention of disease. Today, David is a certified health consultant, and for the last 33 years has lived a natural food lifestyle and discovered simple, key components for living a lifestyle of health and vitality. One of the early things David realized is that disease was NOT the result of a drug deficiency. And that everything we think, say, and consume or are exposed to in some manner or another either supports our cellular structures or causes them to age faster and break down.
David believes there is nothing more important than to live within God’s blueprint for one’s life. Each of us has been given specific gifts, talents, and purpose that are to be lived out on a foundation of faith in Him and His Word.
“It saddens me to see people suffering, frustrated, or discouraged with life … and fall into the rut of living, unable to reach their full potential: spiritually, emotionally, physically, and financially. I think it’s also a travesty in this country people that are not educated in personal health care, nor in how to protect their privacy, assets, and often liberties. God has designed us to live amazing lives, and sometimes it just helps to find someone who will come alongside us and provide the hope and direction needed at that moment. It’s about bringing together your personal and business aspirations into a balanced vision for your life, aligned with His Word.” A balanced life includes being active in your Faith, Family, Business/Production, and Health.
“Bottom line, what part of the equation is out of balance? Often health is the one that is put on the back burner until unwanted health issues arise, then we are forced to pay attention. But how you approach those health issues determines whether you overcome them, accept and live with them, or die prematurely with them.”
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