6 things you do not know about avocado
Avocado is widely used in the beauty products, and ink is made of the kernel.
1. Avocado is rich in carotenoids
For the optimal extraction of the health benefits of avocados, it matters how you will peel it. The largest concentration of carotenoids is found in the dark green area, which is just below the bark. That's why the most appropriate method is to cut the avocado into two long halves, remove the kernel and scoop the inside with a spoon.
Adding 150-200 grams of avocado to your salad will increase your carotenoid uptake by 200-400%.
2.Helps the cardiovascular system
Avocado helps the cardiovascular system. Heart health improves with oleic acid and omega-3 fatty acids. Oleic acid is essential in avocados, and 150 g of raw avocado has 165 mg. Omega 3.
3.Helps regulate blood sugar
Although avocado is a fruit, it is relatively low in carbohydrates - only 1g of sugar per 100g of product, and the fiber in that amount is 7g. Consumption of avocados should not affect blood sugar levels.
For its nutritional composition, avocados are very suitable for babies and children. It is rich in protein and fats, it is almost devoid of sugars and the glycemic index is low. The consistency of mature avocados is very easy to brush and make a puree. In case of intolerance, the side effects are expressed in allergic reactions.
5.Avocado and beauty products
Avocado oil is used in beauty to nourish the skin as a natural sunscreen or as a hair mask. Wrinkled avocado helps the bags under the eyes and is applied as a face mask that moisturizes and nourishes the skin.
6. The kernel liquid is used for natural paint
If you break the avocado kernel, it will run out of liquid like milk. When interacting with the air, it turns red or black. This liquid was used as ink in earlier times.