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Health And Nutritional Benefits Of Avocados


Packed with vitamins , minerals and essential oils, avocados are available from May to October. Avocados are more popular than ever. No longer just a favorite dinner party starter, they can also be enjoyed in sandwiches, snacks, soups, salads, main meals and even desserts. The versatility of this remarkable fruit, coupled with its extra ordinary health benefits has guaranteed its place on menu around the globe.


Healthy And Nutritious

Avocados are one of the most nutritious fruits available, containing no cholesterol and fewer calories than many popular snacks. In fact half a medium sized avocado contains just 161 calories, that’s only 20 calories more than two digestive biscuits and less than a bag of peanuts or a mozzarella and tomato salad.

Rich in vitamins and minerals, including vitamin E, B6, Biotin, pantothenic acid and folic acid. The avocados creamy pale flesh supplies more protein than any other fruit and can play a useful role in a calorie controlled diet.

Avocados For Children, Babies And Pregnant Women

Avocados have a high vitamin B content, including folic acid-essential for pregnant women and the healthy development of an unborn baby’s nervous system and brain. And with their smooth, creamy texture, avocados make a tasty and nutritious baby food, providing 42% of the recommended daily allowance of vitamin B per100g of fruit. Avocados also provide infants with more vitamin B1 and B2, niacin folic acid, potassium and magnesium per 15g serving than any other frequently recommended fruit or vegetable.

Other Benefits

  • For malnutrition because of the plentiful supply of vitamins and minerals.

  • Readily taken by ulcer patients.

  • Inflamed conditions of the mucous membranes, particularly the stomach, small intestines and colon.

  • Help in Male impotency because of its richness in nutrients.

  • Beneficial for women in their menopause

  • Constipation

  • Insomnia

  • Nervousness

  • For youthful and healthy skin use avocado oil. It is a good facial oil.


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