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A friend one fine morning questioned the credibility of how beneficial is the intake of avocados. Well, this question was worth sparing a thought. My mind was activated and my gray cells made an attempt to navigate every nook and cranny of my system to unleash the answer. Finally, my head saturated as it had no answers or suggestions to deliver; however, it had more questions cropping up. Are avocados good for your skin, for your face, do they do any good to your hair texture and ... well, if you, too, have been bitten by the query bug, just hop on and read up this article, to have no more 'whys and wherefores' where avocados are concerned!
Are Avocados Good . . .
They are rich in taste, and have a nutty and crunchy bite that people love to dig into. It is a fruit germinating on the Persia-Americana tree. The Persia Americana is an evergreen tree, that is an orig-native to subtropical America. They are high on fat content as well. It's a fruit that is given a red signal by all those who were on serious weight loss objectives. However, it was found that the fat they consist is mono-saturated fat, predominantly being oleic acid. Avocados are also a rich source of nutrients. They contain potassium, copper, vitamin B6, vitamin C, E, and K.
For Your Skin?
Avocados are, indeed good for the skin. It is always suggested you choose a skin moisturizer that has contents of avocado. Avocado extracts and oils must be a mandatory inclusion in your face care products. A face mask consists of mono-saturated fats, that are healthy in nature and beneficial for the skin. They are indeed extremely good. The avocado oils are an excellent resource that moisturize dry skin, thereby subsiding itchiness and helps relieve skin disorders such as eczema. Its oils for eczema have been found highly effective in penetrating through the dermis. It seeps into the deeper layers of the skin that facilitates skin cell renewal. They also have effective sunscreen properties that protect the skin from the harmful UVA and UVB rays.
For Your Hair?
Avocados serve to be a rejuvenating and nourishing conditioner for the hair. Using hair products that have avocados as their motivational ingredient could be beneficial for hair growth. Avocado oils for hair will also prevent common hair problem from recurring, such as hair breakage, split-ends, hair fall and dryness of the scalp that leads to dandruff. You could also resort to a homespun hair therapy. Mash avocados in a bowl and add a few drops of olive oil to make a paste. Application of this hair mask, will act as a conditioner for your hair, nourishing each hair strand from root to tip. Apply a hair mask and I believe, you will never question their potency of being a great hair conditioner!
For Your Heart?
Avocados are good for your heart. They are an essential source in beta-sitosterol, which regulates the blood cholesterol levels positively. They consist of a substance called folate that makes the heart stronger and less prone to strokes. It is also a fruit that is high on (HDL) High Density Lipoprotein. Consuming them can be beneficial in order to maintain optimum heart health and consume foods that either increase or maintain the HDL levels. Better still, make it a point to pay a visit to an article that explicates nutrition facts on avocados.
During Pregnancy?
Yes, avocados are an excellent source of vitamin A and C, potassium and folic acid. They are the most important substances required to be consumed during pregnancy. Salt, pepper, and lemon juice sprinkled on the fruit serves to be a great snack for expecting mothers.
Some Other Facts You Must Know
One constant that needs your cognizance, is that avocados are packed with a lot of 'goods', however, we may not rule out the fact that there are certain cons associated to the consumption of this fruit. Avocados may not be found suitable for consumption by those, who are allergic to other tropical fruits such as bananas, jack fruit or watermelon. Due to the consistency of latex in the fruit, you may have them working as a mild laxative for your system. They reverse the effect of the blood-thinning medications. Research claims that the oil in avocados may constrict the drugs effectiveness for the ailment. The bark, leaves, and the skin of the avocado tree must be firmly avoided as these contain a substance referred to as persin, known to be toxic in nature. Although there are cons attached to their consumption, one must not fail to notice the pros of this fruit as well. The pros are thus stronger and more in number than the cons.
So, what are you waiting for? The benefits of avocados are now highlighted for you and its potency, deserves no more to be questioned now, as it is answered for all those, who have read this article. Hope you have found this piece 'fruitful' in putting your queries at rest.