Health Benefits of Avocados

Avocados are one of the healthiest foods you can eat, which is why it's know as a super food. They are rich in nutrients and contain close to 20 vitamins and minerals. These vitamins include vitamin C, vitamin A, vitamin B12, vitamin D, vitamin E, iron, fiber, folate and potassium. Avocados are also high in healthy fat content, containing saturated fat, polyunsaturated fat and monounsaturated fat. 

Along with being packed full of vitamins and nutrients, avocados are heart healthy, can help improve your eyesight, can prevent cancer and osteoporosis, can improve digestion, can lower your risk of anxiety and depression, and it can also help you detox naturally. 

You can incorporate avocados into your daily diet by adding them to smoothies or salads, eating them as a dip, using them as a topping, adding them on top of toast, using it as a substitute for mayonnaise and other dressings, or just eating them by themselves. You can eat avocados everyday, however one serving size is about one cup, so make sure you don't over-do it. 

Eating a well-rounded, healthy diet can give you energy, help keep your immune system running properly, keep your body fit and give you a better feeling of overall well-being. At Physicians Age Management Centers we want to help you live a healthy life. It's what we do, every day, and our specialty. We offer treatments for weight loss, and we can help you start a nutrition or supplementation plan. To get started, take our weight loss test or request a free online consultation today. 


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