Know why avocados are good for you

Avocados are not only good for your health, but for your skin too. Read on to know more about their health benefits.

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Do you know that avocados are loaded with healthy fats and antioxidants, along with potassium, fibre and vitamins like vitamin C, E, K and B-complex. They can be added in your dips, desserts and salads. They are known as 'makkhan fal' in India. You will be surprised to know that they have anti-inflammatory properties, which can help you deal with your pain due to arthritis. Moreover, they are also jam-packed with omega-3 fatty acids, which can allow you to lubricate joints and get rid of joint pain. Not only this, the high levels of monounsaturated fats (MUFA) present in them can help you keep your vision intact. So, eat them right away!

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They can aid weight loss: Since they are abundant in proteins and fibre, they can you feeling satiated for a long time. Owing to their unsaturated fat content avocados can help you control your weight.

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They can regulate blood pressure: This fruit is high in potassium and low in sodium content and can regulate your blood pressure.

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They can ease your digestion process: Avocados are loaded with fibre which can help keep constipation at bay and improve your digestion.