Avocados are one of the best foods in the world.
But, did you know that avocado seeds are very nutritious? Actually, their seeds contain powerful antioxidants like no other fruit or vegetable. That is to say, almost 70% of all antioxidants found in avocados, are concentrated in the seeds. Avocados are a good source of healthy monosaturated fat, which improves the heart function. The seeds contain essential amino acids which help in the prevention of heart attacks and strokes.
Avocado seeds also lower cholesterol levels, reduce inflammation, and ease gastrointestinal disorders. By consuming these seeds, you will improve your immune system. Avocado is loaded with flavonol which prevents common colds and the flu. Thanks to its anti-inflammatory properties, avocado has the potential to treat swellings, joint pain, and stiffness.
Believe it or not, studies have proven that these seeds have potent anti-cancer properties. The journal Cancer Research confirmed once again that the avocado seed extract contains avocatin B, a compound which prevents acute myeloid leukemia cells.
Additionally, avocado seeds can help you lose weight.
Other health benefits of eating avocado seeds:
- They prevent epilepsy and seizures.
- Improve thyroid health.
- Increase collagen production in your skin.
- Treat diarrhea.
- Improve your mood and boost your energy.
- Reduce blemishes.
- When applied topically, relax your muscles and tightness.
- Stop tumor growth.
As you can see, avocado seeds are beneficial for your overall health in many ways. Knowing these facts about avocado seeds, you will never throw them again.
You are probably wondering how you can consume them, so watch the video below and follow the instructions.