5 health benefits of avocado pears
Avocado pears are a versatile fruit which are more commonly eaten in savoury dishes such as with salads, turned into a dip (guacamole) or in Mexican cooking.
I used avocados as a weaning food for Little Miss Green. They mash up to a creamy consistency and are so easy to digest. When she was particularly hungry, I would mash them with some banana and mix into live yogurt for a nourishing breakfast.
Avocados are a superfood; portable, easy to prepare and eat, comes with its own packaging and are delicious!
Here’s 5 more reasons why avocados could make a useful addition to your diet.
Avocados are a complete food, proving fat, protein and carbohydrate – every vegetarian’s dream!
Avocados are high in potassium. Potassium deficiency can cause fatigue, depression and poor digestion.
Avocados are rich in antioxidants; vitamins A, C and E. They also contain some of the B complex so are great for those suffering from stress or convalescing.
Avocados are high fat, but the fat is GOOD fat; in the form of monosaturated. We all need good fats, even slimmers, so give yourself a treat!
Avocados are excellent for the skin. Research shows that substances in the pulp of avocados appear to trigger DNA to produce more embryonal collagen – the soluble kind we start our lives with, producing smooth and supple skins.
All in all, avocados are a true superfood. They harmonise the liver, are soothing for the nervous system and are particularly useful in times of overwork. They are also valuable in periods of physical growth as in young children & adolescents.
Go ahead and find a fancy avocado recipe, but the best thing, is to get yourself a perfectly ripe, organic avocado, slice it open, cut out the stone, dig in with a teaspoon and enjoy!
What is your favourite way to eat avocado pears?
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