Everyday Living

Health benefits of Avocados

Avocados are very beneficial to our bodies as they protect our bodies from cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, helps in weight management and enhance the absorption of nutrients. It can help reduce the risk of cancer, vitamin K deficiency etc. They are also good for our eye sights as they help keep our eyes healthy while at the same time protects our skin from harmful effects of UV rays. Avocados have antioxidant properties thus help to increase blood circulation.


Below are just some of the health benefits of eating Avocados

Improved skin care

Avocados are very rich in nutrients and are very beneficial to our bodies as they help maintain our skin in a healthy way. They enrich and nourish dry skin. Most people use avocados to prepare skin and hair mask. They also help in eliminating signs of premature ageing through the proper treatment of the skin as Avocados are mainly used in a variety of beauty products.


Helps in the treatment of hypertension

According to a study that was done, the seeds from the avocados were used for the treatment of diabetes, hypertension and inflammatory conditions.

Improves our digestion

Avocados contain soluble and insoluble fibers that help keep our digestive system run smoothly. They stimulate the digestive juices so that nutrients are absorbed effectively. They help reduce constipation and diarrhea.

Improved quality of diet

Avocados contain a lot of nutrients which is good for our bodies. They help improve the quality of diet and help lower risk of metabolic syndromes. They are very rich in nutrients, vitamins, minerals, potassium and have lower sugar content.

They promote a healthy heart

They usually contain Beta-Sit sterol which helps to maintain a healthy cholesterol level. The potassium also helps to fight off against hypertension and reducing the chances of blood clots, heart attacks and strokes. It also helps to keep our kidneys healthy

Prevents bad breath

Bad breath is usually caused by the upset of stomach or indigestion. The consumption of avocados can help reduce and prevent bad breath. The antioxidants flavonoids in the avocados help kill bacteria in our mouths which can also result in bad breath.



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