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Guacamole has multiple health benefits!
13 Health Benefits of Vic’s Guac Shop Guacamole
AIDS IN HEART HEALTH
BENEFIT 1: aids in heart health
Containing folate, Vitamin E and healthy Fats which reduce/ decrease high blood pressure and reduce the risk of heart disease.
Promotes good skin and hair growth:
Containing vitamin E which is a fat soluble vitamin that helps prevent damage to the skin by free radicals. Vitamin C reduces the likelihood of wrinkles, dryness of skin and better aging appearance for your skin.
High in fiber which makes you feel fuller longer and maintains bowel health. Vic’s Guac Shop Guacamole contains “good fats” which help lower “bad” cholesterol, reduce your risk of heart disease, stroke and can help manage your blood sugar.
Stronger Immune System:
Loaded with vitamin C which is known to lessen the symptoms or shorten the duration of the common cold. Your body cannot produce its own vitamin C, it has to come from the foods you eat daily. It is high in Vitamin B6 which supports white blood cell synthesis, a healthy immune system and produces antibodies to help fight diseases.
Improved vision & eye health:
Carotenoids which act as antioxidants that help protect the eyes and reduce oxidative stress on the eyes that can contribute to macular degeneration.
Cancer fighting food:
The abundance of vitamin C, vitamin D, Vitamin E and carotenoids within Vic’s Guac Shop Guacamole alone have enough vitamins and minerals to help destroy pre-cancerous cells in the body. A diet with a higher intake of these vitamins have the lowest risk for certain cancers. Anthocyanins which is what gives purple onions that deep color are also known for their cancer fighting properties. Vitamin D alone has a role in preventing cancer cells from dividing.
STRONGER IMMUNE SYSTEM
CANCER FIGHTING FOOD
Aids in Digestion:
Vic’s Guac Shop Guacamole contains high amounts of fiber which if you partner fiber with good hydration can help you stay regular. Fiber also boosts good bacteria which can help improve digestive health.
It is shown that a diet rich in avocados can help lower your LDL levels or “bad” cholesterol. Guacamole contains Vitamin B3 or Niacin helps lower your LDL and increase your HDL which is your “good” cholesterol.
The fiber in guacamole helps control your blood sugar levels by slowing the absorption of sugar and improve blood sugar levels.
Studies have shown that the higher intakes of B vitamins can help prevent strokes. Guacamole is jam packed with B vitamins to help you and your body from a stroke.
The avocados in guacamole contain essential fats that improve nutrient absorption from the other foods within our guacamole. Essentially it is helping your body absorb not only the nutrients within avocados but all the other vegetables in it.
Vitamin C and B vitamins work together hand in hand to protect your chromosomes. Diets rich in Lycopene, found in tomatoes are shown to decrease your risk for prostate cancer.
Guacamole has high amounts of vitamin K which increases bone strength and decreases your risk for fractures. Vitamin D which is essential for bone health and in children it promotes bone development and growth. While in Adults it’s necessary for bone maintenance. For the elderly it can help prevent bone loss and fractures.