We all know how healthy avocados are and they taste freaking awesome. You can add this delicious fruit to almost anything, salads, and meals or make a sandwich with an avocado and thinking that you are getting all the nutrients. We are actually going around tossing out the most important part of the fruit. If you have been doing that, you have to stop. By doing that, you are throwing out amazing health benefits. Here is everything you need to know about avocado seeds, including how to eat them and what good they will do for you.
Are you informed that 70% of the antioxidants from the avocado is actually hidden in the seed? Yes, this is true.
Avocado seeds consist of more soluble fiber, compared to most foods on this beautiful green earth of ours.
If you are looking for potassium, you can find it in the avocado seed.
Reduces joint pain
Inflammation and joint pain can be relieved through the ingestion of avocado seeds.
The healthy bits of the seed help to create collagen and fix damage to your skin cells.
Avocado seeds have been utilized to treat many digestive problmes such as gastric ulcers and dysentery.
Helps you lose weight
The fiber in the avocado seeds keeps your blood sugar levels regulated and also keeps you feeling fuller for longer.
Here are some ways how to open this little superfruit secret, and also some recipes.
Dry and grate it
Clean the pit and leave it stay for 4-5 days in order to dry out. After that, you can grate it into salads or smoothies.
Throw it in a food processor
You will need a good food processor for this, because the seed is hard and can dull the blades of a sub-par processor.
This is the perfect way, if you have some pent-up aggression that you are trying to get out. Put your seed in a baggie and close it up. Then take a hammer and smash that thing into pieces. This is the cheapest therapy.
Make avocado tea
You have to boil seed pieces for a while, until the water starts to look brown. After that, you can filter and enjoy.
Green Goddess Smoothie
Put these ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth:
- 1/2 avocado seed
- 1/2 avocado
- 1 cup of almond milk or water
- 1 ripe pear
- 1/2 apple
- 1 cup of organic spinach
- 1 small piece of ginger (grated)
You should blend these ingredients:
- 4 apples
- 2 lemons without peel
- 1 peeled banana
- 1 small bunch parsley
- 1 cup spinach
- 1 stalk celery
- Quarter piece of ginger
- ½ avocado seed
Make a capsule
You can buy capsules at your local health food store and fill up the capsules, if you have ground up your seed into a powder. You should consult your doctor before adding supplements into your daily diet.
We hope that you will stop throwing out all those nutrients in the pit. You should enjoy all the benefits that are packed inside this little seed.