Avocados are in the news a lot lately. Avocado toast, avocado eggs, avocado latte… People are finding more and more ways to eat avocado. Recently, New Zealand Avocado launched its Healthy Lifestyle campaign in Singapore and called avocado a ‘superfruit“. In many ways, it is.
Avocados are high in healthy monounsaturated fats, which don’t just keep you full, but also improves your heart health and lowers your risk of heart-related diseases. Definitely a healthier alternative to butter. For those who exercise, avos help to improve muscle strength and recovery as they are rich in potassium: Half an avocado contains more potassium (488mg) than a medium banana (422mg).
Besides eating it plain, which can taste overwhelming to some, try adding avo to your daily meals and occasional sweet treats. Here are seven foolproof ways to start.