Monday, August 27, 2012

Avocado Benefits

Guacamole’s main ingredient and the star of this Mexican cuisine, the avocado, also has its fair share of health benefits.  Although avocados got a bad reputation for containing the highest number of fats among all other fruits, but these fats aren’t harmful at all.They can in fact provide you with enough energy for a tiring day ahead. 
Researchers found out that avocados contain antioxidants that fight off cancer and hinders cancer cell growth. The fruit also has anti-inflammatory properties such as polyphenols and flavonoids, these substances are also potent antioxidants which help our cells to function normally and healthily. Avocados have been proven to be good for the heart, can regulate normal blood pressure among adults, beneficial for the eyes because of its lutein content, and prevent birth defects among pregnant women. 

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