- Publish Date
- Thursday, 24 November 2016, 11:22AM
The latest super-food craze that's set the world wide web alight is something we didn't see coming: Avocado seeds.
Turns out that pip in the middle of your avocado does more than just prevent guacamole from going brown if you chuck it in the bowl, it can also give your body a health boost.
This news is according to Best Blender, who says the seeds help to "reduce inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract. Also useful for diarrhoea, it can be used to make medicines for infections and stomach problems."
It also does much more, as it "prevents the growth of tumours thanks to it having a flayonol content."
All of these benefits are due to 65% of the fruit's amino acids being contained in that big old round seed. As a result, it is also good for your skin and your overall immune system.
Check them in a smoothie, and you're away laughing! (here's a great recipe if you want it):
Avocado Seed Green Goddess Smoothie
- 1 cup nut milk or water
- 1 ripe pear
- 2 handfuls of fresh spinach
- ½ Hass avocado
- ½ Hass avocado seed
- Small piece ginger grated
- ½ apple
The main benefits include:
1- It is very effective in combating arthritis, as it’s an anti-inflammatory.
2- The avocado seed helps reduce inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract. Also useful for diarrhea, it can be used to make medicines for infections and stomach problems.
3- It is a good source of rejuvenation, according to recent studies, it was found that this increases the level of collagen, helping to make your skin firm and reduce wrinkles.
4- Strengthen your immune system and helping to prevent disease.
5- Very effective when it comes to burning fat, it also gives us is feeling full we need to lose weight.
6- Contains high levels of energy to help you keep energized all day.
7- Avocado seed prevents the growth of tumors thanks to it having a flayonol content.
Always consult your doctor first, as some people have allergic reactions to avocado.
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