Why We Love Avocados and You Will Too
Pinterest is full of pins devoted to the creamy and versatile Avocado. The whole world is in love with the majestic alligator pear! Here’s a break down of why we can’t get enough of its lush goodness.
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They’re delicious and packed with nutrition. If you’re skeptical about just how delicious they truly are, check out our article: Stealthy Avocado Recipes. They’re gluten and cholesterol-free and a should be a staple in vegetarian and vegan diets.
Did we mention that avocados are infinitely versatile? They add sneaky deliciousness to baked goods, salads, soups, smoothies and dips. You can even grind the stone up and add it to smoothies. I know, right?
They help you attain a svelte form because they contain oleic acid which tells your brain that you’re full. Avocados are full of good unsaturated fats that keep your bad cholesterol down, your hair shiny and your skin supple, from the inside out.
You can also reap the magnificent moisturizing properties of the alligator pear through topical treatments for hair and skin. If you’re suffering from winter woes with dry and dull skin, combine half of a mashed avocado with 1/2 a mashed banana and 1 tsp of raw, organic honey to create a natural face mask. You’ll love the radiant complexion it gives you after applying your mask for 15 minutes.
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If you have over-processed, dry and brittle hair, you’ll go crazy for this all-natural avocado hair mask. Mash an avocado with 2 tbsp coconut oil and add 2 tbsp organic raw honey. Mix together and apply to your hair in place of conditioner after shampooing. Cover your hair with plastic wrap and let sit for 10 minutes. Rinse thoroughly and enjoy the softest, shiniest hair imaginable.
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Let the power of the creamy green alligator pear transform your life. Guacamole is just the beginning.