Avocados May Help Prevent Metabolic Syndrome

A new research review published in Phytotherapy Research demonstrates that that guacamole you love might be helping you combat metabolic syndrome, a cluster of conditions that can lead to type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Avocados are known for their content of carotenoids, minerals, phenolics, vitamins and fatty acids. In particular, “the lipid-lowering, antihypertensive, antidiabetic, anti-obesity, antithrombotic, antiatherosclerotic, and cardioprotective effects” were noted!

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