6 Health Benefits of Avocado
6 Health Benefits of Avocado Avocado is one of the most unique fruits.
Here are 6 of its surprising health benefits.
Avocado is highly nutritious, rich in vitamin K, folate and vitamin C.
Avocados have more potassium than bananas, offering 14% of the recommended daily allowance.
77% of an avocado's calories come from heart-healthy monounsaturated fatty acids.
Avocados are loaded with fiber, with a 3.5-ounce serving contains 27% of the recommended daily allowance.
Avocados can lower LDL cholesterol by up to 22%.
The green fleshy fruits are also full of lutein and zeaxanthin, powerful antioxidants that protect your eyes.