Did you know: Avocado (zaboka) is a Superfood!

If you live in Haiti, chances are you eat Avocado (zaboka in Creole) whenever it is in season, if you are in the Haitian Diaspora, you probably eat it once in a while but did you know that zaboka is considered a superfood?

If You Eat an Avocado a Day For a Month, Here's What Will Happen to You (VIDEO)
If You Eat an Avocado a Day For a Month, Here's What Will Happen to You (VIDEO)

First, what is a superfood?

A superfood, yes, one word, is a nutrient-rich food considered to be especially beneficial for health and well-being.

Avocado is superfood because it has a ton of nutrients and antioxidants including Omega 3, folic acid,magnesium, potassium, lutein and fibre.

Avocado is rich in Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin D, Vitamin E,Vitamin K and B Group vitamins as well. And that's not all as it owns an important presence of copper, manganese and iron.

Some people are don't went to eat avocado because they say it is high in fat. Yes, Avocado is high in fat, 1 cup of sliced avocado contains about 21 grams of fat but more than 75% of the fat in avocados is unsaturated fats aka good fats.

Read this... The primarily monounsaturated fat in avocado is known to lower cholesterol, according to LiveStrong.com

If you are on a ketogenic diet, than you already know, avocado is a must for your keto diet.

Yes you can eat avocado everyday, just dont binge on it. Limit the amount you eat to avoid adding too many calories to daily regiment.

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