HEALTH BENEFITS

HEALTH BENEFITS

California Avocado Commission: www.californiaavocado.com/nutrition

Excellent source of vitamins & minerals

(½ medium avocado provides the following) Carp Mag-Avos-Will+Billy_Page_009_Image_0001

  • Fiber (20%): reduces hunger & keeps blood sugar in check
  • Vitamin K (20%): supports healthy blood clotting
  • Foliate (15%) helps prevents kidney disease
  • Vitamin C (10%): healthy immune system, prevents cardiovascular disease & prenatal problems
  • Vitamin E (10%) : antioxidant & promotes healthy hair, skin & eyes
  • Monounsaturated Fats (good fats) 8 grams: reduces cholesterol & risk of heart disease & stroke
  • Lutein 200MCG: beneficial for prevention of eye disease
  • Magnesium (5%): helps reduce high blood pressure & hypertension
  • Potassium (10%): helps reduce blood pressure & cholesterol

Essential B-Vitamins

  • Pyridoxine or Vitamin B6 (10%)
  • Pantothenic Acid or Vitamin B6 (10%)
  • Riboflavin or Vitamin B2 (10%)
  • Niacin or vitamin B3 (10%)

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