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If you follow my recipes, you know that I love to use Avocado Oil to cook with. I also use it to soak and season my tomatoes, green beans, and many other.
The most abundant fatty acid in avocado oil is oleic acid, a fatty acid that provides numerous health benefits as well. Research shows that avocado oil may benefit heart health, including reduced blood pressure and blood cholesterol levels.
Another reason that I use this wonderful oil so much is that studies show that it helps reduce inflammation in patients that suffer from arthritis.
However, did you know it is great for your skin?
Avocado Oil: Avocado Oil is incredible for your skin due to it’s healthy, monounsaturated fatty acids and Vitamin E. It smooths and moisturizes while improving your skin tone. The high level of antioxidants in Avocado Oil also make it incredible at calming and soothing sensitive skin and has even shown to help with eczema and sunburns.
Research has concluded that avocado oil has incredible anti-aging qualities. It is a #winwin for your beauty regimen.
Avocado oil is a relatively good source of lutein, a carotenoid that's naturally found in your eyes. It functions as an antioxidant that has benefits for eye health.
Eating plenty of lutein may reduce the risk of cataracts and macular degeneration, which are common age-related eye diseases. Your body doesn't produce lutein, so you must obtain it from your diet
Below is a list of various ways to add this wonderful oil to your diet:
It can be added cold to salads or smoothies, and is also great for cooking, grilling or baking.
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