The year-round availability of avocado on the shelves of our stores helps to restore the vitamin imbalance in the body, because the fruits of this pear contain potassium, phosphorus, calcium, magnesium, sodium, iron, vitamins A, C, K, PP, E, B. And the little – expressed taste allows you to cook many dishes based on avocado-from snacks to desserts.
Avocado is quite a high-calorie fruit – there are 208 calories per 100 grams. It, like bananas, should be consumed moderately by those who want to reduce their own weight. However, the pulp of avocado does not contain sugars and harmful fats, and therefore you should not completely abandon this fruit, and diabetics should take a closer look at this product – it is allowed for this disease.
What are the benefits of avocado
Avocado cleanses the blood from harmful cholesterol – it contains oleic acid, which prevents cholesterol plaques from forming.
Avocado is able to protect the body’s cells from virus attacks, as it contains a record amount of vitamin E. It also slows down the aging process at the cellular level, which affects the appearance of the facial skin and the condition of the hair.
The use of avocado fruits has a positive effect on memory and mental activity, as well as on the work of the heart and the state of blood vessels. Due to the large amount of potassium in the pulp of this fruit, the resistance to stressful situations increases and the water-salt balance is normalized.
Vitamin C contained in avocados increases immunity and restores strength after long-term illnesses, increases efficiency, reduces irritability and fatigue. Avocado is a powerful antioxidant and prevents the destructive action of unrelated radicals from the outside.
Alligator pear normalizes blood pressure, it is especially useful for hypertensive patients. It stops bleeding and promotes wound healing and recovery after operations with blood loss. Vitamin B2, which is in avocados, does not allow anemia to develop, especially in young children.
Avocado is useful for disorders of the gastrointestinal tract and intestines. It also prevents cancer cells from developing, since avocado contains enough phytonutrients and phytochemicals that destroy existing tumors at the initial stage.
This fruit strengthens bones and teeth, due to the presence of calcium and phosphorus in it.
Avocado is a well-known and popular aphrodisiac, it awakens passion, increases potency and awakens natural desire. It is also a source of vegetable protein and an analogue of meat – to help vegetarians.
The benefits of avocado oil
Avocado oil is widely used in cosmetology, but its use inside has an equal effect. So, avocado oil slows down the aging process, smoothes wrinkles and makes pigmented spots paler. It moisturizes the skin well, nourishing every cell. During the period of active sun, avocado oil will help restore burnt skin and prevent drying out. It also normalizes blood circulation in the skin and strengthens their immunity against various skin diseases.
The harm of avocado
Avocado is dangerous for those who have allergic manifestations to citrus fruits, latex and with individual intolerance to this fruit.
In no case should avocado seeds be consumed inside, since they contain toxic substances that can cause harm to the human body.
In principle, no one should abuse avocado because of its allergy and calorie content.