Do you ever get tired of eating the same thing over and over again? Sometimes it is hard to stick to eating healthy because of the simple fact, we are bored with what we have been eating over, and over again. We all have our favorites, our quick easy go to meals and our delicious take a while but so worth it recipes. If you have a favorite healthy/ semi healthy go to recipe, please share! Because even I am always looking for some great new healthy recipe.
Most of my recipes are high in protein which is very important in making sure your body has the fuel it needs to perform and feel good. One thing you might hear a lot about but maybe have not given much thought is fats. Yes! FATS your body loves fat. I am not talking about that fast food hamburger or those French fries. Healthy fats and to be specific here Omega 3 fats. Fish (fresh not farm raised) is high in omega 3s. some of the benefits of omega 3s are also listed below with the healthy fats in avocados. All healthy fats have the same benefits when it comes to lubricating joints, increasing circulation, lowering blood pressure and improving overall health.
One of the most amazing studies is wild fish contain high amounts of EPA and DHA which may help reduce or prevent depression. It is always a great idea to supplement with fish oils if you do struggle with this. CLICK HERE for a great pure supplement option.
So why stuff an avocado? Here are some great healthy facts about this amazing fruit that you may not know.
extract from avocado (avocado oil) can significantly reduce symptoms of osteoarthritis. The healthy oils may help lube the joints in a natural way.
Avocados are high in antioxidants. Lutein and Zeaxanthin, are very important for eye health and may help to lower the risk of cataracts and macular degeneration.
Avocados and avocado oil are high in monounsaturated oleic acid, a “heart healthy” fatty acid. Eating avocados can improve the risk of heart disease as well as lower cholesterol. This will also help to increase circulation. If you are someone who has bad circulation and run a risk of high blood pressure CLICK HERE to see an amazing supplement option that will make the world of difference from day 1.
Most of us think to eat a banana when we think Potassium. However, Avocados are very high in potassium, higher than a banana. Potassium can support healthy blood pressure levels.
Avocados are also high in fiber and low in carbs which is in line with a healthy balances diet, and metabolic health.