Avocado is a source of fat, it is a fact, but it is a good fat, a fat that is good for health because it is essential for the proper functioning of the body and the immune system.

Avocado consumption is associated with a greater capacity to maintain a healthy weight, but also to a very satisfactory reinforcement of the levels of vitamin B5, B6, C and still K, has omega 3 fatty acids and still carotenoids and minerals.



According to a recent scientific review, quoted by the website ScienceDaily, consumption of this fruit helps fight the metabolic syndrome, it is a set of risk factors that predispose to a premature death.

In practice, the study found, avocado helps reduce blood sugar, cholesterol, blood pressure and body mass index (BMI), factors that, together or separately, significantly improve health and quality of life. But as if that were not enough, the same scientific review also concluded that avocado consumption helps reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

Although it does not reveal the amount to be eaten, research says that the bark, the seed, the pulp and the leaves of the avocado have different effects on the metabolic syndrome. When in doubt, it's nothing like seeking help from a nutritionist to figure out how much to eat each day.