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SOLUTIONAmazing Fruit Proven to Prevent Heart Disease

Maureen SantosApril 19, 201777812 min

Are you an avocado lover?

This fruit is beyond delicious. Do you know that avocado can give so many benefits to your body? According to research, avocado prevents heart disease.

According to statistics, heart disease caused almost 25% of deaths—almost one in every four—in the United States.Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women. More than half of the deaths due to heart disease in 2008 were in men. Coronary heart disease is the most common type of heart disease.

Pass the avocado, please.

A new analysis of existing research shows that consuming the creamy fruit can help with metabolic syndrome, a constellation of diseases and symptoms that include heart disease and type 2 diabetes, high cholesterol and obesity.

Researchers analyzed more than 100 published studies that examined how consuming avocado can affect individual aspects of metabolic syndrome. They found that avocado, along with avocado oil or even peel, may have protective effects on the heart, including lowering “bad” cholesterol, reducing hypertension and lowering risk of obesity.

An avocado-rich diet had the most positive effect on “good” HDL cholesterol levels and may lower “bad” LDL cholesterol levels. That’s important because high levels of bad cholesterol is one of the biggest indicators of heart disease risk, according to the National Institutes of Health.

The researchers also noted that avocados can reduce hypertension as well as lower the risk for obesity and type 2 diabetes. All of these elements are critical in fighting metabolic syndrome, they wrote.

Most of the research concentrated on consuming “meat” of the avocado, AKA the delicious stuff you spread on your toast, but some studies also looked at the nutritional effects of avocado peels, seeds, oil and pits and found similar health benefits. (Experts note you should just stick to the regular flesh of the fruit you typically eat.)

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, with more than 600,000 people dying of it every year. You should exercise regularly, avoid unhealthy behaviors like smoking, monitor your blood pressure and check in with your doctor to help with lower your chances of cardiovascular problems.

And, as the study shows, it’s also recommended that you practice good eating habits by consuming foods like avocados. If you’re looking for a few delicious ways to incorporate more avocado in your life, try one of these mouthwatering recipes. You’ll be doing your tastebuds and your health a favor.

DOLLY + OATMEAL
Mmm.. avocado toast

Maureen Santos

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