Avocados are known as “brain food” because they contain a natural source of lecithin. They are highly digestible, especially for those they do not do well with fatty foods. Avocados are notorious for their monounsaturated fats that help decrease LDL cholesterol levels and raise healthy HDL cholesterol. Oil can also be extracted from the fruit making Avocado oil that is good for cooking because it is tolerant of high heat and contains many nutritional benefits.
- Vitamin E
- B Vitamins
- Lubricates the lungs and intestines
- Harmonizes the liver
- Rich in copper (aids in red cell formation)
- Nutritious protein source (often recommended for nursing mothers)
- Used a remedy to treat ulcers