Saturday, September 22, 2012


Avocados have been shown to inhibit the growth of prostate cancer.

Avocados have more of the carotenoid lutein than any other commonly consumed fruit. Lutein protects against macular degeneration and cataracts, two disabling age-related eye diseases.

Avocados are high in beta-sitosterol, a compound that has been shown to lower cholesterol levels.

One cup of avocado has 23% of the recommended daily value of folate. The vitamin E, monounsaturated fats, and glutathione in avocado are also great for your heart.

The high levels of folate in avocado are also protective against strokes. People who eat diets rich in folate have a much lower risk of stroke than those who don't.

Avocados are an excellent source of glutathione, an important antioxidant that is important in preventing aging, cancer, and heart disease.

Avocados are the best fruit source of vitamin E, an essential vitamin that protects against many diseases and helps maintains overall health.

Avacado is also good for pregent ldies who are dealing with leg cramps , avocado can help us straighten them out. They have more potassium than a banana, and potassium levels (along with calcium) can help ease cramping.

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