Sunday, June 15, 2014

5 Best Benefits of Avocado You Didn't Know About

Health Benefits of Avocado
Avocado is a very healthy fruit. Yes you heard it right, avocado is a fruit. People often say that avocado is a vegetable but actually it is a fruit and botanically a berry. It originated in Puebla in Mexico. Avocado was discovered in a cave in 10,000 B.C. Gosh!! That’s so long..

So, as I was saying Avocado is very healthy in nature. And in this post, I am going to share the various health benefits associated with Avocado. Read on to find them:

1- It is the richest source of protein than any other fruit.
2- It provides various required and important nutrients to us like potassium, fiber, folic acid, vitamin E, vitamin B, vitamin C and vitamin K.
3- It helps in absorbing the fat-soluble nutrients from other food items when eaten together
4- It is cholesterol-free i.e. It is heart healthy
5- 1 ounce of avocado contains 3g mono and 0.5g polysaturated fat.

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