I love avocado, but my better half does not. I’d like to try and incorporate this healthy fruit into our daily diet, but I’ll have to get creative. Why do I want to incorporate it? There are many proven health benefits. Each day this week, I’ll list 2 different health benefits AND, post a video, showcasing a different way to use this amazing plant.

Health benefits of avocados (1)

  • NUTRIENTS!! (Per 100 grams)
    • Vitamin K: 26% of the daily value (DV)
    • Folate: 20% of the DV
    • Vitamin C: 17% of the DV
    • Potassium: 14% of the DV
    • Vitamin B5: 14% of the DV
    • Vitamin B6: 13% of the DV
    • Vitamin E: 10% of the DV
  • CONTAIN LOADS OF HEART HEART HEALTHY MONO-UNSATURATED FATS
    • “77% of the calories in it are from fat.
    • The majority of the fat in avocado is oleic acid — a monounsaturated fatty acid that is also the major component of olive oil
    • Oleic acid has been associated with reduced inflammation and shown to have beneficial effects on genes linked to cancer.

 

Source:

  1. https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/12-proven-benefits-of-avocado

6 thoughts on “Morning Video Series: 9 Ways to Make Avocado Toast

  1. I use avocado and black beans to make the best brownies. You’d never know there wasn’t flour in them. Sounds strange, I know, but the taste is nothing short of divine. I am glad to live in CA, where avocados are affordable. I go through 3+ a week.

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