Top 8 Great Benefits of Eating Avocado Seeds

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It is well known that avocado is such a valuable and nutritional food: The fruit provides a number of practical and medicinal uses, the skins offer antibiotic and antiparasitic benefits, the leaves can be used to make tea to treat infections such as sore throats. But do you know, the seeds also offer lots of potential health benefits?

You can grind an avocado seed in a food processor for use in smoothies and other foods. Save the avocado seed, it’s good for your health:

1. Antioxidants

Avocado seed contains more than 70% of the antioxidants found in the whole fruit, which are linked to many diseases and obesity. It has Lutein and Zeaxanthin, which are very important for eye health and lower the risk of macular degeneration and cataracts.

2. Soluble Fiber

The avocado seed is among the highest naturally-occurring sources of soluble fiber, which helps lower cholesterol levels and very beneficial to people with heart disease.

3. Digestion

This is another health benefits of avocado seed, it is a natural digestive remedy. Dysentery is a disorder of the digestive tract that results in both colon and intestinal inflammation. It may cause diarrhea and even more serious problems.

In traditional American Indians medicine, avocado seed has been used to treat both dysentery and diarrhea.

4. Cancer Fighting

Avocado Seed contains flavonol, a powerful antioxidant that prevents tumor growth. In fact studies with rats with cancer given Avocado Seed powder looks promising.

5. Immune System

Because antioxidants keep free radicals at bay, avocado seeds have ability to boost your immune system and helps you through cold and flu season.

6. Anti-inflammatory

Due to the good anti-inflammatory ability, avocado seeds help with some joints disease and arthritis.

7. Anti-aging

Avocado seed oil has been shown to increase collagen in your skin thus helping to keep your skin youthful and wrinkle free.

8. Asthma

Avocado is an excellent anti-asthma food, the L-glutathione in avocado helps quells inflammation systemically and repairs damaged gut health, thus preventing triggers of asthma from engaging. And avocado seeds grated, roast, made into a tea is effective for asthma.

Sources:

naturalnews.com

livestrong.com

 eatlocalgrown.com

 avocadosource.com

 naturalnews.com

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Coconut Oil: A New Cure for Colon Cancer

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Colon cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer in the United States. It is also one of the most difficult ones to treat – often, patients are unaware of early warning signs of this disease or are not compliant with regular colonoscopies to visualize and diagnose possible cancerous or pre-cancerous lesions. Thus, by the time the disease is diagnosed, it is well-advanced and leaves patients and clinicians with few options for treatment.

However, there are natural ways to help prevent and treat colon cancer. Keeping a healthy weight and eating a diet that is high in fiber and antioxidants as well keeping hydrated are all good ways to reduce the risk. And now a new study has come out about another possible natural cure for this disease: coconut oil.

Read more: http://worldtruth.tv/coconut-oil-a-new-cure-for-colon-cancer/

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4 Responses to “Top 8 Great Benefits of Eating Avocado Seeds”

  1. Dogman says:

    Science gives high marks to avocados when it comes to protecting your heart and maintaining a healthy weight. The HASS Avocado Board commissioned a review of the studies on avocados and their nutrients.
    The review cites 125 studies and other sources supporting the actual and potential health properties of avocados. They contain a wealth of vitamins, minerals, fats, and phytochemicals.
    Avocado oil contains 71% monounsaturated fat, 13% polyunsaturated fat, and 16% saturated fat. As the avocado ripens, saturated fat decreases and monounsaturated fat increases.

    Eight preliminary clinical studies show that eating avocados helps support cardiovascular health.

    Data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 2001-2006 suggests that people who eat avocados have higher good HDL-cholesterol. They also have a lower risk of metabolic syndrome, and lower weight, BMI, and waist circumference.

    As the Hass researchers discovered, one avocado (about 136 g) is very similar in nutrient and phytochemical content to 1.5 ounces (42.5 g) of heart healthy tree nuts (almonds, pistachios, or walnuts) with less than half the calories.

    Avocados contain very little sugar compared to other fruits. Their glycemic load is close to zero. One avocado has about twice the potassium of a banana. Clinical studies suggest potassium may help control blood pressure. Avocados are also naturally very low in sodium.

    In one study 61 overweight or obese subjects were put on a weight loss plan. Half were also asked to substitute one and a half avocados (200 grams) every day for 30 grams of other fats such as margarine or oil. After six weeks both groups lost similar amounts of weight, body mass index (BMI) points, and percentage of body weight even though the avocado group was eating much more fat.

  2. Gordon says:

    It’s often touted that avocados and coconut oil will make you fat hence a lot of people avoid them.

    I’ve been eating one avocado a day for about five years now including at least one tablespoon of coconut oil and I have to say that I’m not fat at all weighing in at just over twelve stone.

    What I found most interesting was the fact that the avocado seed has amazing antioxidant properties and can actually be eaten.

    Having tried it this morning I found it initially tasted similar to hemp oil which has a nutty flavour but the meat was slightly bitter perhaps due to the avocado being slightly unripe.

    It’s not something I’ll do on a daily basis but perhaps once a week and with a fully ripe avocado.

  3. Dogman says:

    Medium Chain Triglycerides (MCTs), the primary type of fat found within coconut oil, was found to boost cognitive performance in people suffering from memory disorders as serious as Alzheimer’s — and not after months or even days of treatment, but after a single 40 ml dose!
    100 uses for coconut oil –
    http://coconutoilbenefits.uk.com/100-coconut-oil-uses/

  4. Lynn says:

    The diet industry are full of bs. The fact that we gave up healthy fats for low fat, salt, and sugar too. They substituted us with poison. The brain needs fats. Healthy fats are essential. Hence the obesity pandemic, Aspartame, replaced sugar, oils replaced lard. Transfats are poisonous. Monosodium Glutamate replaced salt. We are eating chemicals in everything. A sure way to illness and Altsiemers. Just what the doctor ordered.

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