5 Great Reasons To Eat More Avocados

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The ‘experts’ used to say that while avocados were good for you, they were full of fat, so you shouldn’t eat too many. Now, “they” have done a complete turnaround and have be screaming “eat ALL the avocados, they are GOOD for you”. We don’t need convincing, but just in case you do, here’s 5 great reasons to eat more avocados:

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Cajun Chicken Burger With Avocado Salsa

They Lower Cholesterol. The oleic acid so prevalent in avocados can help reduce cholesterol levels. Bonus!

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Grilled Kofta With Avocado Dressing

They contain more potassium than bananas. Potassium is necessary for the heart, kidneys, and other organs to work normally.

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Crab tian with avocado and mango

They are full of fibre. Of all the fibre in avocados, about two thirds is soluble fibre.

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Cobb Salad

They are good for your heart. The cholesterol-lowering properties of avocado, along with its folate content, help keep your heart healthy.

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Guacamole

The fat in them is so good it helps you to absorb nutrients. Research found adding a small amount of avocado to salads helped the absorption of these colourful pigments from carrot, lettuce, spinach and other vegetables.

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