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  • Avocados May Help Improve Focus in Obese Adults
    March 27, 2020 Emma McGowan

    Avocados May Help Improve Focus in Obese Adults

    Body fat and an unhealthy diet may impair brain function and lead to cognitive problems. A recent study suggests that consumption of avocados may help improve focus in obese adults. Eighty-four overweight or obese adults participated in the study. Half received...

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  • Avocado Cut Open
    May 23, 2019 Emma McGowan

    Avocados Shown To Increase Feelings of Satiety and Suppress Hunger

    Avocados contain a lot of fiber, potassium, vitamin B6 andvitamin C. According to a new study, substituting avocados for refinedcarbohydrates may significantly suppress hunger and increase meal satisfaction. Participants in the study included thirty-one overweight or obeseadults between the ages...

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  • Avocado Seed Cut in Half Healthy
    September 7, 2017 Emma McGowan

    Lutein Rich Avocados Linked to Enhanced Brain Function

    Previous studies have found that increased lutein levels in the macula and the brain are related to improved cognitive function. Avocados are rich in lutein and a recent study suggests that eating avocados may help increase lutein levels, improve attention,...

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  • January 12, 2015 Emma McGowan

    Eating One Avocado Per Day May Help Reduce Cholesterol

    Avocado is a popular fruit that sometimes gets a bad reputation for being too “fatty. However, a recent study suggests that eating one avocado containing monounsaturated fatty acids per day may help lower LDL or “bad” cholesterol. Participants in the...

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