Avocados are considered one of the healthiest foods you can eat and for good reason. They are packed full of fiber, healthy fats, and vitamins. Plus, they taste great.
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A Quick Breakdown of the Nutritional Benefits of Avocados:
- Rich in omega-3 fatty acids that may increase heart health and help lower blood pressure
- Cholesterol free
- High insoluble and soluble fiber content
- High in B vitamins along with vitamin K and vitamin E
Green Smoothie Recipe
Here’s a simple green smoothie recipe featuring avocado and other delicious ingredients:
- 1 avocado, diced
- 1/2 cup sliced apple
- 2 cups fresh spinach
- 1 cup almond or soy milk
- 1 banana
Yields around two 16 ounce servings