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Avocados. Probably one of the nature’s little miracle foods.

Avocados. Probably one of the nature’s little miracle foods which should be eaten whenever you have chance and preferably several times a week.

Native to the Caribbean, Mexico, South and Central America, avocados (Persea americana) are part of the flowering Lauraceae plant family – the avocado tree’s unlikely cousins include bay laurel, camphor and cinnamon.
In Costa Rica, the can be found everywhere imported Hass avocado is – the small, dark-skinned variety familiar to most avocado lovers – is available year-round. Costa Rican avocados – at least 19 different varieties that flourish at different altitudes – are larger than the Hass and feature soft, green skin and fruit that is high in fatty acids. Local varieties are offered at nearly every roadside stand, grocery store and farmers’ market across the country.
The Costa Rica variety are offered at nearly every roadside stand, grocery store and farmers’ market across the country.
The Costa Rica variety are offered at nearly every roadside stand, grocery store and farmers’ market across the country.

These little green fruits can do so much for your body and keep you healthy so you should never skip them because they’re simply too good to pass up.  Please note that results may vary from person to person!

Below we will present to you few reasons for eating them more often:

1. Avocados won’t make you fat!

Fat will not make you fat. If you’re still avoiding avocados because of some misguided, belief that avocados will make you fat, you’re totally wrong. With avoiding them you’re also missing out on an excellent source of monounsaturated fat – the good fat also can be found in olive oil and which helps boost heart health.

What’s more, those fiber-rich avocados can help you kill the hunger. Studies indicate that meal which include avocados can increase feelings of satiety for longer time, so consider adding a few avocado slices to your daily diet to help you with your hunger attack between-meal munchies.

2. An Avocado is a nutrient-bomb

Avocados are a real nutritional goldmine. In addition to ‘good’ monounsaturated fat, avocados contain  plenty nutrients to help your boost the health of your body. They contain over 14 minerals, protein, all 18 essential amino acids; soluble fiber which help in ‘catching’ the excess cholesterol and send it out of the system, phytosterols, polyphenols, carotenoids, omega 3s; vitamins B-complex, C, E and K and more.

3. They are excellent for your long-term health

Now, how avocados can help you with your health? In a way to make you feel satiety for longer period of time; your brain will be well-supplied with all the nutrients needed to function optimally: and a body that’s getting the nutrition it needs in order to help protect it from cancer, diabetes, heart disease and brain diseases.

 

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