Avocados are delicious healthy green fruits packed with large amounts of vitamins, minerals and nutrients. They are beneficial for our overall health but there is one thing that most of you didn’t know – their seeds are even healthier!
The seeds are highly nutritious and it can do things that no conventional treatments and medicines can.
The Seed of Health
The avocado seeds are packed with more antioxidants than most fruits and vegetables we know. They’re even better than healing teas. They have nourishing antioxidant-rich oil which lowers cholesterol and prevents heart disease and stroke.
Consuming avocado seeds is an excellent way to reduce inflammatory diseases as the seeds have powerful benefits which help treat swelling in the gastrointestinal tract, diarrhea and constipation naturally and effectively.
Why You Should Eat Avocado Seeds
Kills Cancer Cells
Most of the antioxidants in avocados are found in the seeds. They contain flavonol, a powerful antioxidant which prevents and reduces the tumor growth. According to a recent study, avocado extracts causes leukemia cells to self-destruct.
Strengthens the Immune System
Avocado seeds are packed with catechins and procyanidins, which have anti-inflammatory properties that reduce stiffness, swelling, diseases and joint pain.
Heals Digestive Issues
Avocado seeds have been used for centuries in treating gastrointestinal tract issues, ulcers, constipation and diarrhea as they have anti-inflammatory properties and contain more soluble fibers than most foods.
Protects Heart Health
Avocados are a great source of mono-saturated fat and thanks to their richness in dietary fiber content and amino acids the seeds lower cholesterol and prevent cardiovascular diseases as well as the formation of plague.
Aside from helping you stay younger, the seeds will also help you feel younger as well. Compounds found in avocado seeds have the ability to reduce the risk of bone disease, aches, pains and joint discomfort.
How to Prepare Avocado Seeds
Start off by washing the seeds well, then dry them using a paper towel and put them into a dehydrator or an oven, to bake them. Preheat the oven to 250oF (120oC) and then bake the seeds for 2 hours. You can also wait for the outer skin of the seed cracks and then discard the outer skin.
The seeds should be soft by know, so get a knife and cut them in small pieces. Throw the small pieces in a blender and blend them in a powder form.
You can use the powder straight away or lightly roast it and store them away dry.
How to Use Avocado Seeds Powder
There are a few different methods in which you can use this avocado seed powder. It is up to you to be creative.
You can add the powder in your smoothies, juices, oatmeal, soups, salads and literally any other meal. You can also put ½ a teaspoon of the powder in a cup, add hot water and make a tea. But first let the tea steep for about 10 minutes.
Avocado seed powder is the ultimate super-food so make sure you keep the seeds and not throw them away the next time you eat avocados.