You all know about the benefits of avocado. But did you know that avocado seeds are loaded with great benefits as well?
Avocado seeds contain more antioxidants than most vegetables and fruits. It also contain more soluble fiber than any food and polyphenols like green tea.
Let’s take a closer look at the amazing health benefits of Avocado seeds and a smoothie you can try!
1. Antioxidant Properties
Avocado seeds contain more than 70% of the antioxidants found in the whole fruit. This is based on a study conducted by the National University of Singapore, which also include jackfruit, mango and tamarind that have a high level of antioxidant activity than the more commonly eaten parts of the fruits.
2. Destroys Cancer Cells
Avocado seeds contain a phytochemical which is known as flavonol. This is considered to be a potent antioxidant that can help reduce tumor growth.
3. Digestive Remedies
American Indians used avocado seed to treat diarrhea and dysentery. This is a possible benefit of the avocado seed.
4. For Glowing Skin
Avocado seeds are a great food for the skin. Its potent antioxidants can help to rebuild collagen, help improve the skin and repair cell damage caused by free radicals.
5. Reduce Inflammation and Joint Pain
Avocado seeds contain high levels of procyandins, catechins and antioxidants that serves as anti-inflammatories, reduce swelling, pain, stiffness and loss of joint function. It also help improve heart health and blood circulation.
6. Weight Loss
Avocado seeds are loaded with fiber, that help you to feel full and satiated. It can also help control your blood sugar levels.
Avocado Seed Green Smoothie
2 handfuls of spinach
1 cup nut milk or water
1 ripe pear
1/2 Hass avocado
1/2 avocado seed
Small piece grated ginger
1. Blend well