Published On: Tue, Jan 7th, 2014

Ten health benefits from eating avocados

AvocadosThe avocado is colloquially known as the Alligator Pear, reflecting its shape and the leather-like appearance of its skin. Avocado is derived from the Aztec word "ahuacatl". Avocados are the fruit from Persea americana, a tall evergreen tree that can grow up to 65 feet in height. Avocados vary in weight from 8 ounces to 3 pounds depending upon the variety.

These are ten health benefits from eating avocados:

1.) Promotes a healthy brain
2.) Promotes a healthy heart
3.) Rich in Folic acid
4.) Promotes eye health
5.) Good blood pressure
6.) Helps prevent blood sugar spike
7.) Anti-inflamatory
8.) Anti-aging properties
9.) Promotes digestion
10.) Prevents Cancer

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