Everyone knows about Avocados and and many delicious dishes one can prepared. But did you know that Avocado Seeds are full of great health benefits. When crashed in a food processor the mixture can be added to morning smoothies as well as delicious fruit snack.
Avocado Seeds have more antioxidants than most fruits and vegetables on the market and polyphenols like green tea. They are full of more soluble fiber than just about any other food which is great for your digestive system.
In fact Avocado Seed has 70% of the antioxidants found in the whole Avocado, and Avocado Seed Oil is also full of antioxidants, lowers cholesterol, and helps fight off disease and keep cardiovascular system strong, lowers cholesterol and prevents strokes. Studies show that Avocado Seed has more soluble fiber than oatmeal and just about any other food.
Avocado Seed is a great for anti inflammatory properties of the GI tract and helps to fight diarrhea too! In fact in South America Avocado Seeds are used for dysentery and other GI tract problems. Avocado Seeds has lots of phenolic compounds that help to prevent gastric ulcers, and prevent bacterial and viral diseases.
Avocado Seed contains a flavonol that prevents tumor growth. Studies with rats with cancer given Avocado Seed powder looks promising.
Avocado Seeds boost your immune system and keep you from coming down with debilitating diseases. Keeping your immune system high, because antioxidants keep free radicals at bay… and slows the aging process. Avocado Seeds seems to have a good anti-inflammatory ability and thus helps with arthritis and other joint diseases.
Avocado Seed Oil has been shown in studies to increase collagen in your skin thus helping to keep your skin looking young and wrinkle free and will make your hair shinny and help get rid of dry dead skin.
Avocado Seed Extract studies show that it lowers blood glucose and helps you lose weight. Avocado Seed grated, roast, and made into a tea is really great for asthma.
Avocado Seed Green Goddess Smoothie
- 1 cup nut milk or water
- 1 ripe pear
- 2 handfuls of fresh spinach
- ½ Hass avocado
- ½ Hass avocado seed
- Small piece ginger grated
- ½ apple
Blend well and enjoy!
So, the next time you cut in the fleshy, nutrient-packed goodness of an avocado, don’t be so quick to throw the seed away.