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Doctor insights on: Avocado Health Risks

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Can avocado inpove my health?

Can avocado inpove my health?

Avocado: Avocados reduce the appearance of age spots, help reduce signs of skin aging and heals dry skin and eczema. Large amounts of sterolins, a protein proven to reduce the appearance of age spots, scars and sun damage, are found in avocados. Avocado oil contains the highest amount of sterolins in the fruit, making it an ideal ingredient in skin moisturizers marketed to people with dry skin. ...Read more

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Avocado good for health?

Avocado good for health?

Yes it is - but: Watch calories. Holy guacamole! The average avocado has 13.5 grams of fiber, 4.02 grams of protein, 322 calories & monosaturated fat. It contains vitamin b6, folic acid, vitamin e, glutathione beta-sitosterol which helps to decrease cholesterol levels and both polyphenols & flavonoids which are anti-inflammatories. ...Read more

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What are the health benefits of eating avocados?

What are the health benefits of eating avocados?

Many benefits!: Avocados are among the healthiest of foods! It is one of the best sources of vitamin k & a great source of plant sterols, carotenoids & other antioxidants & omega 3 fatty acids. Avocados reduce inflammation, likely help prevent heart disease, improve blood sugar regulation & bone health and probably prevent certain forms of cancer. See http://www. Whfoods. Com/genpage. Php? Tname=foodspice&dbid=5. ...Read more

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Are living oils like organic olive oil & avocados bad for you health?

Are living oils like organic olive oil & avocados bad for you health?

Oils aren't alive: Hi. Oils aren't alive any more than the sugar on your table is alive. They're products from living things, but themselves are NOT living. ...Read more

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I am trying to eat healthier to improve my bad health. For breakfast, I eat black beans, avacodo and spinach leaves. For lunch, I eat blackbean, onion, garlic, almonds, spinach and brocolli. Is it fine?

I am trying to eat healthier to improve my bad health. For breakfast, I eat black beans, avacodo and spinach leaves. For lunch, I eat blackbean, onion, garlic, almonds, spinach and brocolli. Is it fine?

Good for you: Good start. Dinner: grilled chicken breast and tossed salad with olive oil and vinegar dressing. Some people would substitute tofu for the chicken. Losing weight may help your blood pressure as well. Be sure to start getting some exercise. ...Read more

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Is avocado aphrodiasic?

Is avocado aphrodiasic?

If you think so.: There is no food that is inherently an aphrodisiac. Alcohol probably is responsible for an excess of sexual behavior but only because it lowers inhibition. Yohimbine can cause genital irritation and cause one to ponder their anatomy. But for most foods and chemicals alike the real power of the aphrodisiac has to do with naming it and imbuing it with power. ...Read more

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Are avocado facials good?

Are avocado facials good?

Av0cado facials: For most people avocado facials would not hurt. If any thing they can provide moisture and lubrication to the skin. Some people can be allergic to avocado. If they eat avocado, melons, bananas etc they can have itching in the mouth. This is known as oral allergy syndrome. These people are usually very allergic to pollen also one can also develop contact rash or dermatitis with avocado skin. ...Read more

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Can u eat a raw avocado?

Yes of course: Yes, of course you can eat a raw avocado. That is the most common way. Most people peel it first. ...Read more

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Avocado intolerance help?

Avocado intolerance help?

A/W Dr. Fisher.: People who have sorbitol malabsorption may develop diarrhea ; upset stomach if they eat avocados. Avoid eating avocados. Ginger can reduce nausea ; upset stomach. You can drink slightly flattened ginger ale or nibble on crystallized ginger. Or pour boiling water over freshly sliced organic ginger ; steep x 5 min in a covered pot. Sip. ...Read more

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Are avocados good for you?

Are avocados good for you?

Very good!: Avocados are among the healthiest of foods! It is one of the best sources of vitamin k ; a great source of plant sterols, carotenoids ; other antioxidants ; omega 3 fatty acids. Avocados reduce inflammation, likely help prevent heart disease, improve blood sugar regulation ; bone health and probably prevent certain forms of cancer. See http://www. Whfoods. Com/genpage. Php? Tname=foodspice;dbid=5. ...Read more

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What are avocados good for?

What are avocados good for?

Avocados are good!: Avocados contain all the essential Amino Acids the body needs to make a complete protein. Also they provide monounsaturated fats your body needs -- these raise your HDL cholesterol, which keeps your triglycerides in check & prevent diabetes. Carotenoids in avocados protect your eye health, plus the functioning of your immune and reproductive systems. Oleic acid in them protects heart. Enjoy! ...Read more

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Why are avocados so healthy for you?

Why are avocados so healthy for you?

Nutritional balance: Tasty avocado contains small amount of fat, but mostly the good monosaturated fat. It contains no cholesterol or sodium (salt). It contains good amount of fiber and about 20 natural vitamins. Anything in excess is not good, even water. Is it good to moderately consume avocado? I would say yes. Yum yum. Eat well, exercise regularly, sleep adequately, and see doc for preventive care. Good luck. ...Read more

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Why am I allergic to store-bought avocados, but not homegrown ones?

Why am I allergic to store-bought avocados, but not homegrown ones?

Chemicals?: People may have allergy to food, but also to chemicals added to them, such as pesticides, chemical ripeners. Try buying organic ones. ...Read more

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Allergic to store-bought avocados but not homegrown. Is that weird?

Allergic to store-bought avocados but not homegrown. Is that weird?

Yes, weird: If a person reacts to store bought avocado, but not home grown avocado, that suggests that it is probably not the avocado itself, but perhaps a chemical, pesticide, insecticide, or other substance that is on the store bought avocado. ...Read more

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Are avocados good for you, especially if you're anemic?

Are avocados good for you, especially if you're anemic?

Yes and no: Avocados are high in calories, but contain very little iron. If you are anemic and a young menstruating female then you may be iron deficient. However, do not assume that is the cause if your anemia. You should see a competent physician for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Is there something in avocados that causes heart irregularities?

Is there something in avocados that causes heart irregularities?

No: Avocados are one of the healthier foods we may eat. Is is rich in monosaturated fat and vegetable oils. Good for the brain. ...Read more

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How is avocado good for skin?

How is avocado good for skin?

It's soothing...: ...And it smells good. I know the health gurus say there are substances in avocado flesh that are good for skin, but there is no credible scientific evidence to that effect. I'm sure there is an antioxidant or two in there - but there are far less messy ways of getting antioxidants onto your skin. ...Read more

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Can I give my 7 month old avocado?

Can I give my 7 month old avocado?

Yes: The kid will not have the sense of taste that would appreciate such a treat but could handle it OK. Try not to project adult feelings of taste on an infant, and consider that any item you offer could set off an allergic or intolerance reaction that may cause vomiting and or diarrhea. I've hospitalized several at that age for that reason. I'd stick with low reaction products under a yr ...Read more

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Are fuerte avocados good for babies?

Are fuerte avocados good for babies?

Yes: Avocados contain valuable nutrients: 8% dv for fiber, 6% of the recommended daily value (dv) for folate; 4% dv for potassium ; vitamin e; ; 2% dv for iron in a 1-oz. Serving. Sodium and cholesterol free. Contains the carotenoids lutein and betacarotene. Have unsaturated fats, which are known to be important for normal growth and development of the central nervous system and brain. ...Read more