By Tarra K. & Samantha R. Have you ever tasted an avocado? These 8 facts will convince you it is worth a try!
Avocados have a lot of nutrients. ⅕ of an avocado has almost 6 grams of healthy fats.
Avocados are healthy for the heart.
Avocados contain 25 milligrams per oz. of natural plant sterol called beta-sit sterol. Regular consumption of beta-sit sterol has been proven to maintain a healthy heart.
Great for vision, they contain lutein and zeaxanthin, two phytochemicals that are especially concentrated in the tissues of the eyes where they provide antioxidant protection to help minimize damage, including ultraviolet light.
This healthy, delicious fruit prevents osteoporosis. Half of an avocado has approximately 25% of the daily recommended intake of vitamin K.
Avocados contain more potassium than bananas.
Eating avocados can reduce cholesterol and triglyceride levels (fat in your blood).
Avocados help you absorb nutrients from plant foods.