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How Avocado Can Help Improve Your Cholesterol, Heart, and Brain Health

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  • Avocados are an excellent source of heart-healthy monounsaturated fat that is easily burned for energy, while being low in fructose. They also provide close to 20 essential nutrients, including high levels of potassium
  • Research shows that avocados can help improve lipid profiles, and can lower LDL cholesterol twice as effectively as a diet of equal fat ratio without the inclusion of avocado
  • Healthy fats, both from avocado and other sources, are also vital for optimal brain function, and for the prevention of degenerative brain disorders like Alzheimer’s

By Dr. Mercola

Avocados are an excellent source of heart-healthy monounsaturated fat that is easily burned for energy, while being low in fructose. Not surprisingly, improved weight management is one of the health benefits of avocado consumption, and its high-fat, low-sugar content is likely a key factor contributing to this effect.


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