The health benefits of avocado...SEEDS!
We all love avocados. The health benefits are huge, they are very versatile and they taste perfectly creamy. But no matter how you eat your avocado we all have one thing in common; we throw the seed away.
Well, it's time time hang on to that seed! Research shows that the avocado stone actually makes up for a massive 70% of the total antioxidant capacity of an avocado.
So why is the avocado seed so good?
What are the benfits of eating the avodao seeds? This might make you think next time you go to throw that seed away!
Conquer cancer cells
The avocado seeds contain flavonol, a powerful antioxidant that helps to prevent and reduce tumor growth.
Anti Ageing and glowing skin
The antioxidants in the avocado seed can repair sell Damage in skin, rebuild cologne; improving the look and feel of your skin. Just like lemons, you can actually put the avocado seed straight onto your skin to reap the benefits. We recommend grating it and adding it to your moisturiser!
The seeds can help lower cholesterol and prevent cardiovascular issues, such as heart attacks. Researh has shown that the phenolic antioxidant compounds in the seeds may lower high cholesterol, high blood pressure, reduce inflammatory conditions, diabetes, and boost your immunity
Full of fibre
The fibre found in the avocado seed is great for your digestive system, as it has more soluble fibre per ounce that pretty much any other vegetable. The fibre in avocado seeds can keep you feeling fuller for longer, and help control blood sugar levels.
Convinced? Now you need to know how you are going to use them! Keep an eye on our recipe page, as we will be adding recipes soon. We suggest grating the avocado seeds and adding it to smoothies, stir frys or eggs on toast. Just dont throw the seeds away!