Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Could an Avocado a Day Keep the Doctor Away?


Eating avocados regularly may improve the quality of your diet and some key heath markers, according to a new analysis.

After crunching the data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) from 2001 to 2008, researchers found that eating avocados was associated with an overall better-quality diet; higher levels of HDL (the "good" cholesterol); a lower risk of metabolic syndrome; and a lower body weight, body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference.

For the rest of the story: http://www.myhealthnewsdaily.com/3562-avocados-lower-risk-metabolic-syndrome.html

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