Additionally, numerous studies have shown that people who consume avocados regularly have lower Body Mass Index and better nutrient intake when compared to those who don’t eat avocados frequently. Take a look at some of the best benefits of avocado consumption:
- Healthy fats
Avocados are rich in good fats-monounsaturated ones. They reduce the risk of heart attack, stroke, and bad cholesterol levels.
- Weight loss
According to a study published in the Nutrition Journal, ½ avocado with lunch can be of great help for overweight individuals as it keeps you satiated for a longer period of time. According to the participants in the study, they had 40% lesser desire for eating for more than 3 hours and 28% lesser desire for eating 5 hours after a meal.
- Blood pressure
As stated by the American Heart Association, a diet which contains natural sources of potassium can help in the control of blood pressure.
Avocados have plenty of potassium. However, as avocados are high in fats, minimize your fat intake from other foods so that you can balance the fat levels.
- Cholesterol levels
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