Health Benefits of Avocado for Seniors

When it comes to boosting nutrition and preventing diseases, avocados pack a good punch. The anti-inflammatory properties in avocados have been known to decrease the risk of cancers and improve health conditions! But wait, there’s more…  


Avocados …

🥑 For the heart:
Avocados are high in potassium—and essential nutrient. Potassium is known to lower blood pressure and reduce the risk of heart disease, stroke, and kidney failure.  


🥑 For the joints:
Avocados contain high-levels of phytosterols, antioxidants, and omega-3 fatty acids, which have an anti-inflammatory effect and may reduce arthritis-related pain.

🥑 For the eyes: 
Avocados are an excellent source of the phytonutrients lutein and zeaxanthin. These phytonutrients may reduce the risk of developing age-related cataracts and macular degeneration. 


🥑 For the gut:
Avocados contain high-levels of fiber which can improve regularity and overall gastrointestinal health. 


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