Thursday, January 20, 2011

Avocados Keep You Thin And Protect Your Vision

And these wonderfully delicious fruit provide healthy monounsaturated fats that lower your cholesterol and, thus, contribute to the heart health.

Want more facts about Avocados? Here are a few to move you closer to your kitchen cutting board.

1. Eye Health
Avocados are rich in lutein and zeaxanthin, antioxidants found in your eye's retina. Just a few slices of avocado could contribute to your healthy daily vision.

2. Nutritional Boost
Add avocado to other dishes, like salsa. Healthy monounsaturated fats in avocado help to absorb more lycopene from the tomatoes. You get double benefit of both nutrients.

3. Disease Fighter
Folate, Vitamins C and E , healthy fats in this unique fruit may help fight diseases like various cancers. Some studies tested avocado extracts to stop the growth of precancerous cells that lead to oral cancer.

Be generous in your slicing up this green luscious fruit into your salads, sandwiches and salsa mixes. Just one more option to a healthier and more vibrant living.

Celebrate Your Experimentation Today!

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