Erin Elizabeth of Health Nut News writes:
Hmmm,Â Avocado PuddingÂ who would have thought you could make a delicious dessert out of an incredibly healthy ingredient anyway?Â This surprised me just as much as itâ€™s probably going to surprise you. You need to try this incredible Chocolate Avocado Pudding! Itâ€™s super easy to make and incredibly delicious. Just remember, itâ€™s our little secret.
Avocados Can Balance Hormones, Boost Metabolism, and Fight Disease
Avocados containÂ plant sterols, such as beta-sitosterol, that haveÂ antiestrogenic properties. They are able to block the estrogen receptors in our cells and reduce estrogen absorption rates. Thus. increasing progesterone levels in women and testosterone levels in men.
Most people donâ€™t know that avocados have powerful anti-aging properties contained in both the flesh and the oil.Â Scientists have recently discovered that avocados possess potent anti-aging properties which protect against free radicals.Â Avocados are able to penetrate deeply inside our cell structures, enter the mitochondria and activate its energy production, allowing cells to function properly even while being constantly attacked by free radicals.Â Â The mitochondria plays a very important role in the fight against free radicals.Â Mitochondria are central components of our cells that produce the majority of a cells energy from nutrients. Unfortunately, they have a dark side â€“ they generate unstable chemicals that inflict damage to both the mitochondria itselfÂ and other cellular components. This damage directly affects aging and thus it has been the goal of many scientist to find remedies that will reverse this damage. They have found it in avocado oil! This new discovery can truly revolutionize our view of avocados. Lead study design author, Dr. Christian Cortez-Rojo, noted that â€śavocado oil causes accelerated respiration in mitochondria, which indicates that the use of nutrients for producing energy for cell functions remains effective even in cells attacked by free radicals and that mitochondria can produce little amounts of damaging free radicals.â€ť
Other Health Benefits of Avocados
Avocados are a great source of healthy raw fat, which is missing in many people today. They containÂ around 20 essential nutrients which include:
- Potassium (more than twice the amount found in a banana)
- Vitamin E
- Folic acid
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Erin Elizabeth is a long time activist with a passion for the healing arts, working in that arena for a quarter century. Her site HealthNutNews.com is less than 2 years old but has already cracked the top 20 Natural Health sites worldwide. She is an author, public speaker, and has recently done some TV and film programs for some of her original work which have attracted international media coverage.