Why Should I Eat Avocado?

(See below for my favorite desert: Vegan Avocado Chocolate Mousse Recipe) There are so many reasons - and so many ways - to love avocado. A culinary delight, avocados provide up to 20 nutrients including fiber, vitamins K, C and E, as well as folate, magnesium, zinc, and potassium. In fact, they actually have four times more potassium than bananas! Unlike most fruits, avocado is low in carbohydrates and high in a healthy plant fat called oleic acid. Like olive oil, oleic acid has been linked to health benefits such as reducing inflammation, protecting cells against cancer, and reducing [...]

Why Should I Eat Avocado?2023-09-04T20:45:13+00:00

What food lowers cholesterol?

In May 2010 in Archives of Internal Medicine, a study with 583 men and women found that eating 67 grams or 2.4 ounces of nuts each day lowered total cholesterol by 5%, lowered LDL by 7 percent and improved the LDL to HDL ratio and lowered triglycerides in people with high blood fats by an astounding 21%. This makes sense due to the content of phytosterols, anti-oxidants and healthy unsaturated fat content of nuts. The study also concluded that the type of nut didn’t matter! Remember for a free consult, contact the office at 480-607-0299, or email me directly. [...]

What food lowers cholesterol?2014-05-10T17:26:39+00:00

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