Five health benefits of Avocado

Avocado or alligator pear is a large berry containing a single seed.

Eat avocado for a fit body and mind

A fresh avocado when added to a tomato sauce or raw carrot meal promotes conversion of provitamin A (inactive vitamin form) to vitamin A (active vitamin form), says a study.

Consuming fresh avocado with tomatoes or carrots enhances vitamin A absorption

A new study has revealed that consuming a whole fresh avocado with either an orange-colored tomato sauce or raw carrots significantly enhanced provitamin A carotenoid (alpha- and beta-carotene) absorption and conversion of these carotenoids to an active form of vitamin A.

Avocado can help curb hunger pangs

A new research suggests that adding one-half of a fresh avocado to a lunch may help healthy, overweight people feel more satisfied and reduce their desire to eat after a meal.

Avocados can reduce stroke and diabetes risk

Consuming avocados could be associated with better diet quality and nutrient intake level, lower intake of added sugars, lower body weight, BMI and waist circumferences, higher "good cholesterol" levels and lower metabolic syndrome risk, a new study has revealed.

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Avocado can help combat multi-resistant bacterial strains

A scientist has found a natural substance in a Chilean rainforest plant that effectively supports the effect of traditional treatment with antibiotics.