Tuesday, November 2, 2010

4 reasons Avocados will make you healthier right now

Excerpts taken from a 9/10 Southern Living Article

  1. Avocados help protect your eyes. Avocados have carotenoid lutein which protects against cataracts and more.
  2. Avocados assist lower cholesterol. Avocados are high in beta-sitosterol which has been shown to lower blood pressure and cholesterol.
  3. Avocados help regulate blood pressure. Studies show that potassium can lower blood pressure and reduce the risk of stroke; avocados are a great source of potassium while being low in sodium.
  4. Avocados deliver vitamin E, shown to contribute to overall good health.