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Avocado decreases risk for type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease

An estimated 34 percent of U.S. adults have metabolic syndrome. Having this condition and its symptoms significantly increases the risk for type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, heart health problems and other conditions. But, what does this have to do with eating avocado? (I’m glad you asked) The symptoms of metabolic syndrome include high cholesterol, high blood sugar, elevated blood pressure and unhealthy BMI (body mass index). However, a new study has found that eating avocado benefits and offsets many of the detrimental effects of metabolic syndrome.

Avocados as a Super Food: “It Would Be Hard to Eat Too Much”

An Avocado a Day Keeps the Doctor Away

by Dr. Mercola

Sometimes people have more than one serious health complication. If those problems happen to be three or more of the most prevalent risk factors for heart disease and diabetes, such as high blood pressure, high triglycerides and a large waistline, they merge into a single disorder known as metabolic syndrome.

Metabolic syndrome represents one very serious illness, affecting 40 percent of the U.S. population over age 40.

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The Surprising Way You Can Keep Avocados Fresh, Most People Don’t Know About

health freedom alliance, May 3, 2016
Did you know? Avocados are a great source of healthy raw fat, which is missing in many people today and can actually help with weight loss!

Avocados are heart healthy fruits that lower bad cholesterol and provide complete protein

By PF Louis: (NaturalNews) It's common for weight-watching types and cholesterol-concerned folks to shun avocados at restaurants and totally ignore them when shopping at food markets. But that's a mistake.

Not only have tests shown that this fruit is packed with nutrition, but it actually lowers LDL cholesterol and helps maintain proper weight while giving you the healthy fats that are needed for overall health.

Avocados can reduce the risk of heart disease, study finds

By Ravensthorpe: (NaturalNews) It's not difficult to find research exposing the many health benefits of avocados. Studies show that these pear-shaped fruits, which are native to Mexico and Central America, are packed with essential nutrients that can aid weight loss, boost vision and guard us from cancer. Moreover, avocados are rich in antiestrogenic sterols, such as beta-sisterol, that can increase testosterone levels in men and progesterone levels in women.

Foods that fight inflammation - here's what really works


Inflammation is the body's natural way to fight infection and respond to harmful organisms, irritants, damaged tissue or toxic overload. However, this natural response to temporary problems should result in a system-wide "all clear" within a few days or weeks. If it doesn't, you could be suffering from chronic inflammation, which is far from natural or healthy. If you're having persistent trouble with swelling, redness, pain, fever, loss of appetite or general malaise, try alleviating your symptoms with these 10 foods that fight inflammation.

The amazing health benefits of avocado and six delicious ways to eat it


The avocado is a familiar fruit to most of us these days and is commonly consumed by people in many countries, but because of that familiarity it is easy to overlook the fact that this humble fruit is a truly amazing, super versatile and super healthy superfood.