Flashback Friday: Are Avocados Good for You?

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24 Jul 2020

The nutritional benefits of guacamole extend beyond just the nutrients avocados themselves contain.

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This is part of my latest slew of avocado videos. For other burning guac questions, see:

The Effects of Avocados & Red Wine on Meal-Induced Inflammation (https://nutritionfacts.org/vid....eo/effects-of-avocad
Are Avocados Healthy? (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/are-avocados-healt
Are Avocados Good for Your Cholesterol? (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/Are-Avocados-Good-
Avocados Lower Small Dense LDL Cholesterol (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/Avocados-Lower-Sma
Are Avocados Fattening? (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/are-avocados-fatte

And for my Edamame Guacamole recipe, go to https://nutritionfacts.org/vid....eo/recipe-edamame-gu

Doesn’t the egg industry brag about lutein and zeaxanthin? You’ve got to be yolking! See my video Egg Industry Blind Spot (https://nutritionfacts.org/vid....eo/egg-industry-blin

Why would we care about lycopene absorption? Check out my videos Lycopene Supplements vs. Prostate Cancer and Tomato Sauce vs. Prostate Cancer. (https://nutritionfacts.org/vid....eo/lycopene-suppleme and (https://nutritionfacts.org/vid....eo/tomato-sauce-vs-p

For all our videos on the latest research on avocados, visit our Avocado topic page (https://nutritionfacts.org/topics/avocados/).

The original video aired on April 13th 2018.

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