Avocado is a very popular fruit because of its health benefits and nutritional value, almost 70% of the nutrients in avocados are located actually in the seed. So next time you make guacamole, make sure you save the seed!
The seed of avocado contains 100% daily intake of fiber that is recommended for a healthy diet. It also contains more antioxidant properties in the fleshy part of avocado. Moreover you cannot even imagine how long is the list of medical benefits that you can gain from avocado.
Avocado seeds are rich in antioxidants
70% of the antioxidants in avocados are actually in the seed and not in mass. These seeds contain antioxidants known as phenolic compounds, which have antibacterial and antiviral properties that have proven their efficiency in reduction of the pain caused by gastric ulcers
Avocado seeds contain very high quantities of antioxidants that has been proven effective against cancer. Avocado Seed contains a flavonol that prevents tumor growth… in fact studies with rats with cancer given Avocado Seed powder looks promising .The main benefit of antioxidants is generally their ability to fight free radicals. Free radicals are believed to be one of the main reasons why people get sick, develop cancer and accelerate the aging process.
Avocado seeds are full of fiber
These seeds contain high amounts of soluble fiber, which helps all aspects of digestion. The swelling in the gastrointestinal tract is facilitated by the anti-inflammatory nature of the avocado seeds. Constipation and diarrhea are also easy to handle with avocado seeds. Adding more fiber to your diet is good for everything from weight loss to lower blood sugar.
Avocado Seeds boost your immune system and keep you from coming down with debilitating diseases. Keeping your immune system high, because antioxidants keep free radicals at bay… and slows the aging process. Avocado Seeds seems to have a good anti-inflammatory ability and thus helps with arthritis and other joint diseases.
Avocado Seed Oil has been shown in studies to increase collagen in your skin thus helping to keep your skin looking young and wrinkle free. Avocado Seed Oil will make your hair shinny and help get rid of dry dead skin.
Avocado Seed Extract studies show that it lowers blood glucose and helps you lose weight… and Avocado Seeds grated, roast, and made into a tea is really great for asthma. And in QiGong Medicine… Avocado Seed is very high in Qi energy… powerful stuff!
Avocado Seeds can be dried, then crushed in a plastic bag with a hammer, then ground in a heavy duty blender (use only 1/2 the seed… and remember they are too hard for most blenders) and grind it up into a powder. And Avocado Seed can be sliced and roast in the oven too! Remember Avocado Seed is slightly bitter so make sure to add it to smoothies and sauces that cover up the bitterness.
Save that Avocado Seed… it’s good for your health!