The Alligator Pear, The Butter Fruit, The Food of the Century

Did you know that the avocado is one of the only types of fruit that doesn’t contain cholesterol or sodium? Or that it is naturally nutrient-dense containing nearly 20 vitamins and minerals that are essential to the human body? The Avocado provides a substantial amount of healthy monounsaturated fatty acids which are vital to human health.
The benefits from eating avocados range from weight management, protection from cardiovascular diseases and diabetes, to reducing the risk of cancer and liver damage. Avocados help keep the eyes healthy and protects the skin from signs of aging. It helps maintain blood sugar levels, increases circulation, boosts cognitive abilities, and builds stronger bones. Avocados are great for those who suffer from digestion ailments as it provides more than 40% of the daily requirement of dietary fiber in a single serving.
A little-known fact that you probably haven’t hear, they also help with morning sickness and prevent bad breath. Research studies have shown consumption of avocado leads to improved diet quality and nutrient intake, including a lowered risk of metabolic syndrome. Avocados are considered a “Super Food” which means they are a very valuable and beneficial fruit. How often are you incorporating this super food into you family meals?