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Avocados can reduce the risk of heart disease, study finds

1/22/2015 - It's not difficult to find research exposing the many health benefits of avocados. Studies show that these pear-shaped fruits, which are native to Mexico and Central America, are packed with essential nutrients that can aid weight loss, boost vision and guard us from cancer. Moreover, avocados are rich...

Avocados are heart healthy fruits that lower bad cholesterol and provide complete protein

1/9/2015 3:05:45 PM - It's common for weight-watching types and cholesterol-concerned folks to shun avocados at restaurants and totally ignore them when shopping at food markets. But that's a mistake. Not only have tests shown that this fruit is packed with nutrition, but it actually lowers LDL cholesterol and helps maintain...

Avocados can help fight disease and balance hormones

11/3/2014 - Many nutritionists consider the avocado, which is native to the region stretching from the central highlands of Mexico to the Pacific Coast of Central America, to be one of the healthiest fruits in the world. This is because, unlike most other fruits, these green-skinned, single-seeded berries are rich...

Enjoy the health benefits of the delightful avocado

7/24/2014 - The avocado is an unusual fruit. Not only is it high in calories, but it is rich in fat too. Instinct suggests that a high-calorie and high-fat food would be bad for health, yet the humble avocado actually provides a host of wonderful health benefits. There are dozens of varieties of avocados, split...

The many health benefits of avocados - Plus an unusual recipe featuring avocados

11/21/2013 - Many health experts consider avocados to be among the healthiest foods in the world, and studies have shown that avocado eaters tend to be healthier than those who do not eat them. Though often referred to as vegetables, avocados are actually fruits. And, though they have a few extra calories, the calories...

Avocados - Superfood for your health

8/13/2013 - According to Dr. Daniel G. Amen, the founder of Amen Clinics in Newport Beach, the avocado fruit is loaded with a kind of fat that can be used up immediately to provide energy. This is a nice addition for salads and is a great-tasting fruit so it is not that hard to consume on a daily basis. The Hass...

Seven undeniable reasons to eat avocado every day

7/11/2013 11:41:31 PM - Calories and fats are considered by most, based on outmoded disinformation, to be the bane of good looks and good health. Now the word is out on how calorie counting is overrated and fats are good for you, even necessary for vital organs and optimum health. You may have come across information on...

Ten delicious health benefits of eating more avocado

4/16/2013 11:51:45 PM - Would you believe that the avocado is considered by many nutritional experts to be a perfect food? It's considered a superfood by many. Surprise, it's not really a vegetable, it's a fruit. In areas south of the border, it's often called the alligator pear because of its shape and dark green roughly...

Top six delicious and simple avocado superfood recipes

1/14/2013 6:03:32 PM - First, disregard everything negative you may have read or heard about avocados. Avocados are so nutritious that many consider them superfoods. Forget the stuff about fats and calories. Calories are irrelevant if they're nutritionally packed. It's nutritionally empty calories that lead to obesity....

The unbelievably nutritious avocado: Holiday vegan chocolate pudding recipe included

12/28/2012 - Avocados are one of the healthiest foods on the planet. They are filled with a plethora of nutrients including vitamins A, B, C, E, and K, copper, iron, phosporus, magnesium, and potassium. In fact, you would need to eat two or tree bananas to meet the potassium content of just one avocado. Avocados...

The anti-aging superfood avocado

5/4/2012 - Foods that have an incredible array of health benefits that go well beyond just their nutrient value are considered superfoods. These foods are typically loaded with a combination of critical fatty acids, anti-oxidant phytonutrients and essential amino acids. Avocados are one of the best anti-aging...

Discover Why Avocados Should be Considered a Food of the Gods

9/28/2010 - The avocado should be the crown jewel of a vegetarian or vegan diet, even though it`s not a vegetable. It is actually a fruit, an oily berry, sometimes called an alligator pear because of its shape and outer skin texture and color. Avocado, along with organic rice and beans, would be more than enough...

Unwrap the Avocado: It does a Body Good

5/23/2010 - Avocados have a creamy texture and add a delicate, rich flavor to many dishes. This fruit was once cast aside because of its high fat content, yet recently it has made a comeback as one of the most nutrient-dense fruits available. Nicknamed the "butter pear," avocados are extremely versatile: they can...

Kraft sells avocado-free guacamole dip product made with hydrogenated oils

12/5/2004 - Kraft and other food manufacturers are currently selling guacamole dips that have no avocado in them, according to a report from the non-profit Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI). This is also obvious by simply visiting the grocery store and looking for guacamole products and checking...

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