Dietitian Melissa Meier explains why avocados are so good for you and how to make the most of this delicious fruit’s amazing health benefits.
We love avocados! In fact, avocados revenue is worth about US$9.14 billion per year, globally. Along with their creamy texture and mild, nutty flavour, there are tonnes of reasons to get smashed on avos!
Avocados are rich in healthy monounsaturated fats and high in potassium which is great news for your ticker.
Half an avo has almost 10 per cent of your daily fibre needs, which provides a major boost for your digestive health.
As a source of the antioxidant vitamin E, avocados can help to protect your body from a variety of diseases, and keep your skin and eyes healthy.
The folate found in avocados is recognised as essential for a healthy pregnancy, helping protect against neural tube defects.
Half an avocado has one-fifth of your daily vitamin C needs to help increase immunity.
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