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Green Nutrient Powerhouses
Jun 2016
Jayita Kundu

By definition, ‘superfoods’ refers to those less caloric and nutrient-dense foods that promote bodily reactions that happen inside us and those foods which help us achieve optimal health and well-being. Here are some top green superfoods which can provide plenty of benefits if taken in the right amount.

This buttery green fruit can be a treat for food lovers due to its delicious taste and texture. Avocado is also the only fruit that provides a substantial amount of healthy MUFA (healthy fat) along with nearly 20 vitamins and minerals.

Among the other nutrients fibre, vitamin B6, vitamin E, vitamin K, folate and potassium are found in avocado.

Health Benefits

  • Keeps the heart healthy
  • Reduces LDL and raises HDL cholesterol
  • Controls blood sugar and reduces blood pressure
  • Promotes improved vision
  • Significantly reduce symptoms of osteoarthritis

Safe Intake
One ounce (28 grams) three-four times a week, will help to include healthy fats in your diet, which consequently will raise the body’s protection against several diseases.

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