Avocado health benefits include being loaded with "healthy" monounsaturated fats.
See if you're aware of the many avocado nutrition facts and other avocado facts that surround this Ancient food.
Did you know that monounsaturated fat is associated with having good cholesterol levels and a healthy heart?
Also, the other avocado health benefits make it worth adding avocados to your diet on a more regular basis.
Avocado health benefits include essential fatty acids, important vitamins, minerals, and being a low glycemic food which are all avocado nutrition facts.
Most of avocado health benefits center around its healthy fat which is a monounsaturated fat - which is considered a "Good Fat".
Avocados are a rich source of Oleic acid. Oleic acid is known to lower your LDL or Bad Cholesterol and your Triglycerides - which are all associated with heart disease.
Oleic acid can also raise your levels of HDL or Good Cholesterol Levels.
Other foods that have similar avocado health benefits and are high in monounsaturated fats are my favorite macadamia nuts and of course - olive oil.
Today you will be able to find a bottle of avocado oil or macadamia nut oil to use in salad dressings or as a replacement for unhealthy oils typically used in making foods like mayonnaise.
Avocados are a very versatile fruit and you can make a popular dip called guacamole and many other dishes using an avocado as the base.
I've seen them used in smoothies, raw soups, and in salad dressings. Basically anywhere you need a replacement for other fats, maybe consider using an avocado for a change.
People even make desserts using avocados instead of using dairy products because an avocado has a rich creamy texture. My favorite is making a key lime pie using avocado as the base - yum!
If you live in Hawaii or California, finding a good avocado will be as easy as walking out into your back yard.
However, in the cooler regions of America you may have to look for these tasty fruits in your specialty stores or at a health food store.