Avocado

Avocados are literally packed full of health benefits, being dense in vitamins, minerals, dietary fibre, monounsaturated fatty acids & antioxidants.

 

  • 215 calories / 100g
  • 70% water

 

Great source of:

  • Vitamin A, B5 & B6, C, E&K
  • Copper
  • Folate
  • Iron
  • Magnesium
  • Manganese
  • Niacin
  • Phosphorous
  • Potassium (higher content than bananas)!
  • Thiamine
  • Riboflavin
  • Zinc

Avocados may:

  • Assist in the absorption of fat soluble vitamins.
  • Support eye health & prevent cataracts and macular degeneration.
  • Prevent arteriosclerosis and improve heart health.
  • Blood sugar regulation and reduced risk of metabolic syndrome.
  • Support the appearance of healthy, youthful looking skin and hair.
  • Increase lymphocyte cell production to boost immunity.
  • Inhibit the growth and proliferation of cancer calls.
  • Increase satiety and support weight loss.
  • Boost digestion and beneficial gut flora.
  • Improve blood lipid profiles and protect against diabetes.
  • Improve hormonal balance.
  • Improve cognitive functioning.