- April 8, 2017
- Posted by: chioma
- Category: Fruits, Healthy Living
Avocados are fruits loaded with fiber, healthy omega-3 fatty acids, vitamins A, C, E and potassium and lot more, it is the fruit with the largest number of protein, specifically 4 Grams. , other wise knows are pea, due to its rich quality of vitamin B avocado helps fight stress, fatigue and many other unnatural body pain. i bet you after reading this facts about avocado you would never pass a fruit store without picking an avocado.
10 Fun Facts About Avocados
Fact #1 – avocados are a fruit, not a vegetable.
Fact #2 The word “avocado” is derived from the Aztec word “ahuacatl,” meaning testicle.
Fact #3 – Avocado symbolism Loves and Fertility
Fact #4 – when Avocado becomes ripe , they become heaver in weight, this could be speed u by putting it in a bag for 2 – 4 days , most fruits have this characteristic – mango, bannana, etc.
Fact #5 – avocados are anti-inflammatory fruit containing over 5 classes of food, namely (Protein , fat , vitamin etc.) help both rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis.”
Fact #6 – Avocados have the highest fiber content of any fruit and also contains vitamin B6, vitamin C, vitamin E, potassium, magnesium, and folate.
Fact #7 – Avocado Helps Regulating blood sugar , the soluble fiber in avocados can help keep blood sugar levels steady.
Fact #8 – Pregnancy and preventing birth defects According to the California Avocado Commission, avocados are a great choice for moms-to-be. Avocados contain a significant amount of folic acid, which is essential to preventing birth defects like spina bifida and neural tube defects.
Fact #9 -Cancer “Avocados have been shown to reduce the risk of certain cancers, including cancers of the mouth, skin and prostate,”
Fact #10 – Digestion The fiber in avocados helps keep digestion on track, encouraging regular bowel movements, healthy intestines and a healthy weight.
Fact #11 – Skin The vitamin C and vitamin E in avocados help keep skin nourished and glowing.
Fact #12 – Avocados, native to Central and South America, have been cultivated in these regions since 8000 B.C.
Fact #13 – The avocado is colloquially known as the alligator pear because of its shape and the leatherlike appearance of its skin.
Fact #13 – it contains almost 4 Grams of Protein, making it the fruit with the highest quantity of protein, wow !
Fact #14 – On average, 53.5 million pounds of guacamole are eaten every Super Bowl Sunday, enough to cover a football field more than 20 feet thick.
Fact #15 – Don’t just think of avocados as a savory addition to sandwiches and salads, Brazilians actually add avocados to ice cream.