Zentraveler loves avocado the most perfect fruit

 

Avocado Perfect Fruit

Avocado Perfect Fruit

 

The first time I ate guacamole at a small mountain town in Mexico I was hooked.  From that time forward I try to eat as many avocados as I can since they taste good… and may just be nature’s most perfect food.

Avocados could be considered nature’s miracle food because they are packed with nutrients.  Avocados contain oleic acid, which helps lower cholesterol and supercharges your brain. In one study, participants who included avocados in their diet for a week showed an improvement in their cholesterol levels. A myth about avocados is that they are high in fat. There is good fat and bad fat. Unsaturated fat, or bad fat, can cause health concerns and weight gain. Avocados are high in monounsaturated fat which is the fat that is good for your body.
Avocados help with the fight against heart disease, stroke, and high blood pressure because they are high in potassium. Folic acid is also present in avocados and can help the body fight against heart disease. Studies have shown that older women, whose diet consists of avocados, can lower their risk of cardiovascular disease.
Avocados can also assist in helping the body absorb nutrients from other foods. There are studies that support avocados ability to help fight certain types of cancer. Avocados are a good source of vitamins K and C.

There is a story of a man who eats two avocados each day is eighty years old an has a normal prostate…this is really a big deal. If you are a male over forty most males have enlarged prostates and some have prostate cancer. About one in seven males will have some version of prostate cancer throughout their lives. So instead of PSA exams, biopsies, and radical prostatectomy… why not try one of natures best foods and see if you can beat the odds.

So there you have it! Eating avocados more often can have many health benefits, including a healthier heart, better skin, helping you lose weight and treating or avoiding serious health problems such as diabetes and arthritis. Eat more avocados for a healthy you.

Disclaimer: This website is simply the writers views and is not an attempt to practice medicine or provide specific medical or health advice and should not be used to make a diagnosis or to replace or overrule a qualified health care provider’s judgment. None of the statements on Zentraveler are to be understood as a recommendation on how to treat any disease or health related condition. If you require medical or other assistance Zentraveler strongly encourages users to consult with a qualified health care professional.

QUOTE: “The avocado is a food without rival among the fruits, the veritable fruit of paradise.”—David Fairchild

THINGS YOU MAY NOT KNOW:What would guacamole be without avocados? On Super Bowl Sunday, Americans eat about 8 million pounds of guacamole. For Cinco de Mayo, the tally is closer to 14 million.

THINGS YOU MAY WANT TO SAVE: Avocado Trees

ZENTRAVELER SAYS: Eat your way to good health by adding Avocados to your family meals.  If you eat too many you might turn green or worse turn into a grasshopper.

From here to Infinity and Beyond is a relatively short ride! The next leg takes eons and eons as you fly through the Barycentric Dynamical Time Zone! …and on and on and on. Follow the Zentraveler Blog often for Travel, Health and Zen-like stories and such. Where else can you get a three in one blog for the price of free.

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