Healthy Habits for Bonsall & Fallbrook Folks: Avocados – green fat that's good for our bodies
Last updated 10/17/2022 at 12:59pm
Dr. Megan Johnson McCullough
Special to the Village News
Avocado is the main ingredient found in guacamole; it's also a topper for salads, on a sandwich or wrap, and even in smoothies. The Hass is the most common variety in the U.S. Each serving is packed with 20 vitamins and minerals, potassium, folate, and lutein. Potassium helps control blood pressure, folate is needed for cellular repair, and lutein is good for the eyes.
These green fruits also contain vitamins B, C, and E. Vitamin B helps fight off infection, while vitamins C and E have been found to help fight cancer. They're low in...