Most of us frequently consume avocados, but also most of us throw away the pit, which is a huge mistake. Namely, avocado pits contain more nutrients then the fruit itself.
According to nutritionists more than 70% of all antioxidants contained in avocados are found in the pits. Further on, as you already may know avocados are high in monounsaturated fats, but the pits have in their content amino acids, which can prevent stroke and heart attack.
Avocado pits contain nutrients which regulate the cholesterol levels, lower swellings in the digestive tract and alleviate inflammation. Moreover, the avocado pits are incredible immunity boosters.
The content of flavonol prevents the occurrence of colds and flu. Thanks to the content of catechins and procyanidins the present inflammation is being soothed. In fact, they can lower the swellings, stiffness and joint pain.
According to the newly performed researches avocado pits may be the new cure for cancer. Plus, a peer-reviewed study released in the Cancer Research journal indicates that the presence of avocation B in avocado pit extract prevents the growth of acute myeloid leukemia cells, in fact it selectively targets and destroys leukemia stem cells.
Other Benefits of Avocado Pits
Treatment of thyroid disorders
Prevention of epilepsy attacks
Hampering tumor’s growth
Stimulate collagen production
Topical use which soothes and relaxes the muscles
Healthy weight loss
For all these reasons, do not discard avocado pits anymore, but use them and enhance your overall health.
Check the video below, and find useful tips how to consume avocado pits.