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Do you know the benefits of adding Avocados to your diet?

Published on 6/28/2018
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Well, let's start with the health of your cardiovascular and nervous systems. Everyone needs the functions of their nerves, and it contains Vitamins C and B5 with help generate neurotransmitters-- you know the signals that relay messages to your brain cells.

The vitamin C in avocados helps make norepinephrine, a neurotransmitter responsible for forming memories and while this happens the Vitamin B5, enables you to make acetylcholine, a neurotransmitter that regulates your sleeping patterns. Daily recommended intake of Vitamin C for men are 17% and 20% for women, and 42% is the recommended daily intake of Vitamin B5. (servings per cup)

When one thinks of avocados, I’m sure they’re only assuming it’s high in calories; however, they are an excellent addition to one’s diet when you think of Vitamin K and B9, also known as folate which benefits your blood cells. Vitamin B9 produces red blood cells which transport oxygen throughout your body’s tissues. Vitamin K plays an important role which affects platelets which are small cells to help form blood clots. There is 31.5 mcg of Vitamin C with a recommended daily amount is 25 and 35 percent for men/women. 31% of folate is also the daily recommendation. (servings per cup)

Along with the benefits listed about put heart health at the top of the list. Avocados help promote healthy heart lifestyle. Unsaturated fatty acids help keep heart disease at bay by keeping your cholesterol levels in balance. To combat high blood avocados also include potassium. Between the fibers and potassium found in avocados is essential in lower the possibilities of facing these challenges of increased hypertension and cholesterol. Surprisingly, there are 10 grams of fiber contained in one cup serving which equates to 40% of the recommended daily intake for women and 26% for men. As mentioned above potassium helps combat high blood pressure and the 728 mg of potassium found in avocados which are 15% of the recommended daily intake and 17 gm of heart-healthy unsaturated fat.
(servings per cup)

There are several recipes available to add avocados to your diet which are quite tasty such as; Avocado Toast, Stuffed Avocado Tacos, and Pesto Avocado Chicken Salad. Instead of using mayo or mayonnaise you can substitute will the creamy texture of an avocado. There are a variety of ways to incorporate avocados into your diet; you must find what’s the best method for you. As you can see, there is a nutritional benefit to increase a cardiovascular and neurological healthy lifestyle.

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