Health Bomb: Benefits of Avocado

Today, we’re going to talk about avocado, which has gained popularity in recent years, and we see it more frequently in the markets. We will finish our article with a few sample recipes prepared with avocado by going over questions such as what is avocado, is it beneficial and harmful, how is it consumed and stored. Let’s start.

What is Avocado?
The history of avocado, which originated in Mexico and is quite common in South America, dates back to ancient times. The question of whether avocados are a vegetable or a fruit is quite common, with biologists classifying avocados as a fruit. It can be included in the vegetable or oil group in diets and nutrition programs by nutritionists. It is a single-seeded, green-colored fruit with an outer shell.

How to Consume Avocado?
At the end of our article, we will give examples of avocado recipes, so you may have to wait a bit for this topic, but still, let’s answer your question, where and how can we consume avocado in general:

Avocado can be consumed alone or consumed with lemon, salt and pepper. The answer to the question of how to cut an avocado starts with cutting it lengthwise. After removing the core of the avocado, which we cut down to the core, you can use a spoon to separate it from the outer shell. If you wish, you can slice the avocado vertically while it is still in its peel and separate it from the peel.

Avocado, which can be used in salads, breakfasts and smoothies, has a wide variety of uses.

Benefits of Avocado

Avocado, which can be consumed in different ways, is a food that stands out with its benefits. Let’s get a little more detail about the benefits of avocado, which is preferred by many people who do sports, want to lose weight, and want to maintain their form.

It is a fruit with high antioxidant content. It is rich in fat-soluble, that is, lipolytic antioxidants.
It helps to balance blood pressure. It is included in the research results that it is beneficial for cardiovascular health thanks to its low sodium and high potassium content.
It helps in weight loss with its low sugar content.
Thanks to its high fiber (approximately 25% consists of fibers), it shows a probiotic effect to support the intestinal system.
It contains significant levels of vitamins C and E. In this way, it offers the vitamins your body needs and strengthens the immune system.
Studies show that it is supportive in terms of cholesterol.
It is rich in unsaturated fat.
Thanks to the potassium, fat and fiber it contains, it helps the feeling of satiety to last for a long time.
It has important contents such as iron, zinc, phosphorus.

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