Researchers have discovered unexpected qualities of this fruit, its most surprising quality of all being the capacity to combat breast and prostate cancer. And this is not all!
It helps regulating arterial tension
Avocado is an important source of potassium, a mineral which helps regulating arterial tension. Also, it reduces bad cholesterol. A sufficient intake of potassium prevents the development of heart diseases and cardiovascular attacks.
It maintains the health of the eyes
Among all fruits, avocado contains the largest quantity of carotenoid lutein, a substance that protects from cataracts and helps in prevention of other eye diseases that may appear with aging.
It keeps you young and healthy
Avocado contains glutathione, an extremely important antioxidant, about which researchers say that it has a great role in preventing aging, cancer and heart diseases.
It is a natural reservoir of vitamin E
Avocado is an excellent source of vitamin E, which is extremely important in strengthening the body so it can fight off diseases and infections.