Avocados protect the heart with their fiber, oleic acid, and potassium. Eaten with healthy fats, they can lower the bad LDL levels by 13.5 mg/dl and aid in weight loss.
Avocado fiber reduces blood pressure, balances the cholesterol levels, and improves the body’s sensitivity to insulin.
Though a fatty fruit, avocados can raise the HDL levels and reduce the LDLs and triglycerides in people who have abnormal lipid profiles – that is cholesterol and triglyceride counts
Reduces Inflammation In The Body. When people eat 68 g avocado with a hamburger, there is less inflammation than when they ate the hamburger alone.
Prevents Arthritis And Reduces Pain. The anti-inflammatory benefits of avocados extend to patients of osteoarthritis too. Osteoarthritis is a painful inflammatory condition in the joints.
Abundant in avocados, the antioxidant carotenoids are great for your eyesight. Beta-carotene is in fact a precursor of vitamin A.
Prevents and Fights Cancer
The weight loss effect of avocados is beyond debate. About 80% of an avocado’s carbohydrates come from fiber.