Bad breath. Weight loss, health kidney, decrease cholesterol, healthy liver function, lower blood pressure, improve vision, cancer protection, skin glow.
Avocado is a unique fruit with a bunch of magical health benefits. Avocado is a multi nutritional fruit.
Many studies showed its tremendous health benefits even weight loss benefits were shown in few of the studies.
So the question is what will happen to your body if you eat an avocado everyday for a month? How will your body react?
First of all let’s see the nutritional profile of avocado.
An 80g of avocado contains
- 5g protein
- 6g fat
- 5g carbohydrates
- 6g fiber
- 360mg potassium
- 56mg Vit E
1. You will lose weight
We all know that eating frequently, food cravings and doing no exercise is one of the reasons for weight gain. We will see how eating avocado will help you to make a way to bypass food cravings and hunger.
Avocados are rich in fiber which will help you to vanish unwanted belly fat gradually. Fiber digests slowly and provides a feeling of fullness throughout the day.
So you don’t feel hungry very fast and frequently. In the same way it also helps to reduce your food cravings.
The Standard American dietary guideline says that women should consume at least 0.80 ounces fiber everyday and for men it is 1.26 ounces.
If you consume an appropriate amount of fiber everyday, you can lose your unwanted weight without changing any other diet in your daily life.
If you need more effective results, you can add other fiber rich foods like apples, green beans, sweet potatoes, strawberries etc. in your daily diet.
Or you can eat avocado and do some exercises at least 30 minutes everyday. You will get a tremendous result in a few days.
2. Reduce cholesterol and triglyceride levels
Increased levels of cholesterol and triglyceride are not good for the heart. High levels of cholesterol and triglyceride mean a high chance of heart disease.
Here daily avocado consumption plays an important role in saving your life from heart disease.
There are 2 types of cholesterol: LDL(Low Density Lipoprotein) and HDL(High density Lipoprotein).
High level of LDL is responsible for getting plaques in your arteries which confirms critical health situations like heart attack and brain stroke.
But HDL plays the complete opposite role here. HDL acts as a life saver by transporting excess cholesterol into your liver and then from live into the intestine through the biliary tree to make a balance of cholesterol into your bloodstream.
A study performed by the researcher of maxico showed that by eating avocado everyday one can lower the Level of bad cholesterol and blood triglyceride LDL up to 22% and higher the level of good cholesterol HDL up to 11%.
3. Lower Your Blood Pressure
Avocados are rich in Potassium. Potassium is one of the most important minerals that your body needs to maintain healthy and normal blood pressure.
Potassium has an ability to regulate fluid balance that helps to prevent osteoporosis and most importantly maintain healthy blood pressure.
A Half portion of a mature avocado(around 68 grams without skin and seed) contains 345 mg of potassium, or 7% of the daily need.
One of the several studies conducted by the department of physiological sciences at the federal university of espirito santo in Vitoria Brazil. The study revealed astonishing results. According to the study the people who consumed potassium rich food had systolic blood pressure that was 6 mm Hg and diastolic blood pressure that was 4 mm Hg lower.
If you are searching for adding a potassium rich food into your daily diet, avocado is the best choise.
4. Relieve your Bad breath
Bad breath, also called halitosis, is embarrassing and sometimes creates anxiety. The main cause of bad breath is indigestion and an upset stomach.
Certain food, health conditions, habits and sometimes lifestyle can be a cause of bad breath.
Avocado has antibacterial and antioxidant flavonoids that kill bacteria into your mouth and keep your breath fresh.
It even helps to prevent oral cancer. Scientists from Ohio State University conducted a study which showed that the Nutrients from Hass avocado prevent growing oral cancer cells and precancerous cells from growing into full cancerous cells.
So including avocado into your daily diet will remove your bad breath permanently.
5. Extra protection from Cancer
Avocados are rich in carotenoids and monounsaturated fat and both of them contribute to a huge reduction of breast cancer and prostate cancer.
A number of studies was done which revealed that the organic compound in an avocado put cancerous cells under a process called Apoptosis is the process of programmed or automatic cell death.
Quite impressive benefits from a simple fruit right?
If avocado can also help to reduce other types of cancer or not,it is still under research.
6. Will Provide skin glow
Avocados have not only the inner medicine effect but also have magical health benefits on the outside.
Avocados can provide a beautiful glow on your skin. A number of home made remedies can be made from avocado and their extract is also used as an important ingredient in many expensive and luxury cosmetic brands.
As an inside effect of avocado is that it is rich in vitamin C and vitamin E.
Vitamin C is involved in the creation of collagen and elastin which are responsible for maintaining your skin’s elasticity and firmness.
Vitamin E helps to reduce the damage of your skin because of sun exposure as well as act as an anti-Aging agent.
Omega-9 fatty acids is another compound which is rich in avocado. Omega-9 fatty acids are the vital component in maintaining moisture in the epidermis and regenerating epidermal cells which keep your skin soft and safe from any irritation and redness.
7. Your vision will improve
Eye health is directly connected with our overall health condition which significantly depends on what we eat.
Avocados are high in antioxidants especially carotenoids, also lutein and zeaxanthin which protect our eyes from harmful blue light.
A specialist team of china confirmed that the consumption of carotenoids is directly proportional to power level in retinas.
The more you eat lutein and zeaxanthin rich food specially avocado the more healthy your retinas will be.
A team of French and English scientists revealed that lutein and zeaxanthin reduce the risk of cataract macular degeneration.
Waw a bunch of big promises . What can not avocado do?
8. Will boost kidney efficiency
Avocados have a high amount of Potassium,.a miraculous mineral. Potassium assists your body in maintaining a healthy fluid balance for cells and organs via chemical channels. A healthy fluid balance aids proper kidney function.So doctors advise kidney patients to include avocado in their diet.
Caution: If you have been suffering from hyperpotassemia you should keep away from avocado.
The high amount of potassium in avocado can lead to a serious and unnecessary health issue
9. Increase liver functionality
The liver, according to doctors, is difficult to treat. However, we believe that nothing is impossible for avocado.
Avocado is one of the most liver-friendly foods out there. Glutathione is a chemical produced by the liver that is involved in a number of vital bodily functions.
This antioxidant is needed by the liver to filter undesirable compounds and protect it from harm.
Avocados also contain a lot of vitamin C and E.
This combination is also crucial for rapidly neutralizing free radicals, protecting your liver.
In avocado, vitamin E is also combined with vitamin K which reduces cellular inflamation.
So we can see that a small piece of avocado can be your true liver protector.
Conclusion: One piece of avocado can be a lifesaver. Try to include at least half of an avocado into your daily diet. To have more effective results try to eat organic avocado.
One avocado is far better than going to a doctor and diagonosis. It is all in one doctor.