Avocado is a tropical fruit and a lot of people adore its taste, but not everyone knows and uses all its healthy benefits, because they throw away the seeds which are the healthiest part of the avocado.
In fact, the avocado seeds contain the highest level of antioxidants than any other vegetable and fruit. And actually about 70% of the antioxidants in the avocado are in the seeds.
Avocados are rich in healthy monounsaturated fats, which are beneficial for the health of the heart, and the avocado seeds are abundant in amino acids that have the ability to hinder strokes and heart attacks.
The seeds from avocado have the power to reduce swelling in the gastrointestinal tract, treat inflammation and also lower the levels of cholesterol.
The avocado seeds are also powerful in boosting the immune system. They are also abundant in flavonol which can hinder flu and colds. Seeds of avocado are also rich on procyanidins and catechins -- strong anti-inflammatories that can reduce stiffness, relieve joint pain and reduce swellings.
What’s more important, they also contain anti-cancer properties. A journal Cancer Research has published the results of a study which actually proved that the avocado seeds can hinder acute myeloid leukemia cells, due to the content of avocatin B.
Even more, the avocado seeds can be very helpful in losing weight.
There are many other healthy benefits that the avocado seeds offer and they are the following:
- Regulate thyroid disorder
- Relieve diarrhea
- Cure blemishes
- Hinder tumor growth
- Prevent epilepsy
- Help in the formation of collagen
- Treat fatigue
- Can relax the muscles if applied topically
So we can sum up that the avocado seeds can improve the health in many different ways. You may think that it is impossible to eat them, here is a video that will show you how to prepare the avocado seeds and experience all the healthy benefits.