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What’s the best in avocado?

Written by Marsha

Avocado fruit is a great source of fatty acids but its healthy properties are totally linked to the important nutritional properties. Its buttery consistency and the specific taste makes it resemble to the oleaginous fruits like nuts and seeds. When it is completely ripe it turns into an intense green color and the interior contains a rounded, brown seed. Each fruit weighs around 300-700 grams. Scientists showed that the consumption of avocado prevents the risks of cardiovascular diseases, helps in controlling weight and improves the body abilities of absorbing the nutrients from the daily aliments.

Fibers source

Avocado is one of the best sources of vitamin k, fibers, vitamin B6, vitamin C and folic acid, indispensable for the feminine metabolism. Avocado has more potassium than a banana and among its components healthy fats are in the first place. Potassium is one of the main minerals which fight against liquid retention, a serious problem many women face. It is recommended for women who go through menopause because it stimulates the natural mechanisms of toxins elimination, making the skin beautiful and shiny.

Anti-cellulite friend

For an efficient treatment against cellulite we have to avoid retention of liquids. The liquids excess from the organism causes the expansion of fat deposits. This is why many skinny girls in spite of their weight still have cellulite. Avocado fruit helps in reducing the cellulite aspect because of its quantity of antioxidants. Free radicals are the result of an unbalanced diet and junky food and they destroy the collagen from the tissues. The quantity of collagen decreases and skin tightens resulting in the nasty cellulite.

Shiny skin

What does avocado for your skin? Maybe ask yourself what he doesn’t. Just a simple avocado homemade face mask will clean your skin and easily you’ll notice that the sensitive skin will regain its firmness. All you need is an avocado and 2 spoons of olive oil. The fruit has to be mashed and mixed with the oil until it turns into a paste. This can be applied on the dry skin and let for 10 minutes to act. After the times passed, this should be removed with warm water.

Healthy hair

Avocado is a truly treasure for those who have sensitive hair with split ends. Thanks to its fatty acids, avocado works immediately on the scalp and hairs strengthening and conferring shine. For this mask you will need a very ripe fruit which has to be mashed with olive oil and a spoon on honey. This mask must be applied before shower and left of the hair for at least 30 minutes. Hair is protected by A, D, E vitamins, avocado vitamins, conferring it shine and strength. Avocado oil is a good remedy as well for dandruff and hair loss.

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With all of these pros, avocado is one of nature’s champions and its worth including it in your daily beauty tricks for full enchantment.

About the author

Marsha

a blogger and researcher on healthy lifestyles, fitness and beauty for young women and early moms. Specifically on mental, oral and physical fitness and health.

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