Is This FAT the Secret to LOWER Cholesterol?
It may be one of the worst foul-ups in modern health history.
For years, high-fat foods were demonized because of the assumption that eating fat increased fat in your body.
People were pressured to make disastrous health decisions, like switching from butter to margarine, or from full-fat milk to skim.
They were told that these choices would lead to lower cholesterol and better heart health.
Now, we know that getting enough fat is actually VITAL for a healthy heart.
In fact, one food loaded with healthy fats could hold the key to whipping your cholesterol numbers into shape.
There’s nothing quite like slicing into a perfectly ripe, green avocado.
We always have avocados on hand in our house. They’re good with breakfast, lunch, dinner, and even as a snack.
And this is one snack food you don’t need to feel guilty about.
Avocados are high in monounsaturated fatty acids. Those are the beneficial fats found in olive oil, and are believed to be a key reason for the health benefits associated with the Mediterranean diet.
For this study published in the Journal of Nutrition, researchers examined 45 adults between 21 and 70 years old who had high cholesterol and a high body mass index (BMI).
Eating one avocado per day for five weeks cut LDL cholesterol by 10 percent.
The researchers believe that the avocado slowed the release of LDL cholesterol.
Other studies have shown that avocados also improve total cholesterol levels, HDL, and triglycerides.
There are all sorts of ways to add more avocados into your diet.
Put them in your salad or on top of an egg omelet. Add them to a smoothie. Or you could make the ever-popular avocado toast.
Just don’t skimp.
When it comes to this fatty food, the more the better.
Written By Dr. Richard Gerhauser, M.D.
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