Avacado

Avocado  decreases total cholesterol and is an excellent source of monosaturated fats, potassium, viamin E, B and fiber.  One avacado has as much potassium as 2 to 3 bananas, but also has 2- 3 times the calories. Avocados naturally contain many vitamins.

Avocado Health Benefit

  • Anti-Cancer Benefits
  • Cholesterol Benefits
  • Good for the Heart
  • Regulate Blood Pressure
  • Good for the Eyes
  •  Helps Prevent Birth Defects

 

MONOUNSATURATED FATS (3g per serving) – Helps to lower blood cholesterol if used in place of saturated fats. VITAMIN K – Vitamin K is a fat-soluble vitamin that plays an important role in blood clotting. It is known as the clotting vitamin. Some studies indicate that it helps in maintaining strong bones in the elderly. FOLATE – Promotes healthy cell and tissue development. This is especially important during periods of rapid cell division and growth such as infancy and pregnancy. Folate is also essential for metabolism. POTASSIUM – In the body, potassium is classified as an electrolyte. Potassium is a very important mineral to the human body. It has various roles in metabolism and body functions and is essential for the proper function of all cells, tissues, and organs: it is necessary for the building of muscle and for normal body growth. VITAMIN E – A fat-soluble vitamin that acts as an antioxidant that protects the body tissue from damage caused by unstable substances called free radicals. Free radicals can harm cells, tissues, and organs. They are believed to play a role in certain conditions associated with aging. Vitamin E is important in the formation of red blood cells and helps the body use vitamin K. At lower levels, vitamin E may help protect the heart. Vitamin E also plays a role in healthy skin and hair. LUTEIN – A carotenoid   that may  lower risk of eye diseases. It provides nutritional support to your eyes and skin and helps promote healthy eyes through reducing the risk of macular degeneration, the leading cause of blindness in adults 65 years of age and older. MAGNESIUM –An essential mineral for human nutrition. Magnesium in the body serves several important functions: Contraction and relaxation of muscles; Function of certain enzymes in the body; Production and transport of energy; and Production of Protein. VITAMIN C –A water-soluble vitamin that is necessary for normal growth and development.Vitamin C is an antioxidant,  antioxidants are nutrients that block some of the damage caused by free radicals, which are by-products that result when our bodies transform food into energy. Vitamin C is required for the growth and repair of tissues in all parts of your body. It is necessary to form collagen, an important protein used to make skin, scar tissue, tendons, ligaments, and blood vessels. VITAMIN B6 –A water-soluble vitamin. Water-soluble vitamins dissolve in water. The body cannot store them. That means you need a continuous supply of such vitamins in your diet. Vitamin B6 helps the immune system produce antibodies. Antibodies are needed to fight many diseases. Vitamin B6 helps maintain normal nerve function and form red blood cells. The body uses it to help break down proteins. The more protein you eat, the more vitamin B6 you need.