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Avocados are very special fruits. They are a very healthy and interesting way of adding valued nutrients into your system. Avocados are popularly known as ‘Makhanpal’ in Hindi and ‘Vennai Pazham’ in Tamil. Avocados, though quite well known, are not consumed much in India. Why? Availability. People do not really know where to find them and even if they do, they are priced quite high. So, having them at a regular basis does not seem like an option. In this blog post, we will tell you why it is worth every single penny! Read on!
1. They help lower your cholesterol
They contain Beta-sitosterol in large proportions, a compound that is known to reduce cholesterol levels.
2. They have a very high nutrient value.
Every serving can give you about 20 nutrients all at the same time! It gives you taste with a touch of good health every time you have it. In fact, Avocados are becoming popular amongst the diet conscious.
3. They are good for your heart
Packed with monosaturated fats, avocados reduce significant risks that lead to heart diseases. It has been proved that people who eat avocados at a regular basis do not suffer from heart complications.
4. The Fiber food
Fiber is yet another nutrient that can help in weight loss, improve your digestive system and promote metabolic health. Avocados are very rich in fiber.
5. They are loaded with antioxidants
The antioxidants in avocados give the important protection the body needs from radical damage. It fights aging, improves circulation, prevents certain eye diseases etc.
6. They help you lose weight
Your body needs the necessary nutrients to function. It also needs fat. And instead of splurging in those unhealthy junk items, eat the healthy fat- Avocados. That way, you tend to not overeat which is vital for the process of weight loss.
7. They protect you from Cancer
Studies have shown that avocados contain compounds that destroy malignant cells. They are also known to reduce the effects of chemotherapy.
8. They strengthen your immune system
Vitamin E is vital to maintaining the overall health of the body and its immune system. Avocados are an excellent source of Vitamin E. Vitamin E also enhances the appearance of your skin and retains its moisture.
9. They are rich in potassium
Much more than bananas! Potassium is a nutrient that is normally neglected and we don’t really get enough of it. Sufficient Potassium intake can lead to reduced blood pressure which again protects your heart.
10. They are a filling fruit
Avocados help you feel like you’ve eaten quite a lot. It keeps your over eating at check and also fuels you up for longer.
There you have it! Avocado is a versatile fruit that should not be neglected because it has too many health benefits that shouldn’t be left unused. Because avocados have a creamy texture, you can use them to make bread spreads and replace mayonnaise and butter with it. You can add them in salads and sandwiches too. Take our advice! Go get some!

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