There are certain fats that can help to lose weight and avocados belong to this category.
A new superfood kid on the block, the savory fruit Avocado (native to South Central Mexico) is now being prized all over the world because of its wonderful nutritional properties. Not only does it adds good quality nutrition to your daily diet but is enriched in flavor and creamy texture to make the famous Guacamole dip.
Filled with the goodness of Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Folate and healthy fats - the monounsaturated fats (MUFAs), they are known to be good for your heart and also help you lose weight by making you feel full.
A new study published in the Journal Internal Medicine Review has highlighted the role played by avocados in weight loss.
The research found that regular avocados consumption not only helps to keep your Body Mass Index (BMI) intact but also fight belly fat.
The results of the study show avocados consumption reduce the chances to become overweight or obese by 33 per cent and people eating avocados have 32 per cent less chances to have an elevated waist circumference when compared to non-consumers.
Researchers observed that people who eat avocado experienced less weight and a unit less mean BMI with even 1.2 inches smaller waist circumference compared to non-consumers. Furthermore,
Furthermore, fewer carbs, added sugars, and sodium, a factor that helps to maintain more stable insulin levels along with reduced levels of homocysteine, associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease were seen in avocado consumers.
Eating avocados also regulated the insulin levels and reduced levels of homocysteine associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease.
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Fun ways to use Avocados in your daily diet
A great way to fit Avocado into your weight loss diet is to take a serving of a 50 gram every day with cereals and oats (as per USDA). This can be healthy and will also boost metabolism.
Use Avocados in slices of sandwich or toast that will make it a great headstart to your day.
Eggs can be boiled, used with Avocados and they can act as a rich protein source.
Use it during summer and try it in salads and blend it into your smoothie to add some depth and extra flavor.
On a hot sunny day, add avocado to lassi to beat up the sun.