A study comparing the nutritional value of 10 fresh fruit juices found that avocado juice is the best source of energy and is also rich in potassium. While servings of regular fresh fruit average 175 to 400 calories per 500 grams, avocados contain about 600 calories per 500 grams.
A study comparing the nutritional value of 10 fresh fruit juices found that avocado juice is the best source of energy and is also rich in potassium. While servings of regular fresh fruit average 175 to 400 calories per 500 grams, avocados contain about 600 calories per 500 grams. But the high calorie content is not a concern because the vitamins, minerals and protective anti-cholesterol oils it contains balance the unhealthy saturated fats you consume through a variety of foods such as bacon, butter, milk, and cream. A glass of avocado juice can cleanse your body, boost immunity, and improve your metabolism. In addition, the fruit not only contains all the essential nutrients such as proteins, minerals, vitamins and heart-healthy monounsaturated fats and omega-3 fatty acids, it also helps you absorb essential nutrients from your food, such as carotenoids. Another study finds that people who consumed avocados:
Received more good dietary fiber, vitamins such as E and K, potassium, monounsaturated fats, magnesium. At the same time, consumption of additional sugar decreased.
What’s more, avocados support the right levels of good HDL cholesterol thanks to their monounsaturated fatty acids.
Now that you know why you should have an avocado in your diet, let’s look at some simple but delicious avocado juice smoothie recipes.
3 avocado recipes
Avocado, orange and carrot juice
This yellow-orange juice made from avocado, orange, and carrot will help you get healthy fats and antioxidants to prevent many diseases. It contains 183 calories, 10.2 g fat, 2.4 g protein, 5.3 g dietary fiber, and 23.1 g carbohydrates.
- 1/4 avocado
- 1 carrot
- 1/2 cup orange juice
- 1/4 cup water
Whisk all ingredients in a blender until smooth. Pour into a glass. Enjoy!
Avocado, pomegranate, apple, carrot and ginger juice
This sweet and spicy juice is ideal for lowering LDL or bad cholesterol. When combined with antioxidant-rich pomegranate juice, avocado juice may lower risk factors for heart disease in patients with high cholesterol and triglycerides.
- 2.5-centimeter slice of ginger
- 1 avocado
- 1 pomegranate juice
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- 1 apple, chopped
- 3 carrots, chopped
Grind the ginger into a paste.
Whisk the avocado, apple and carrot, then add the pomegranate juice and beat again.
When smooth, add the ginger paste. Drink right away. Enjoy!
Pineapple, avocado, banana and spinach
Avocado is a good immune booster due to its high fiber content and the presence of 18 of the 22 essential amino acids in it. It is even more effective when combined with vitamin C-rich lemon juice and pineapple juice.
- 1/2 pineapple, cut into small pieces
- Juice of 2-3 lemons
- 1 banana
- 2 avocados
- Handful of spinach
- 1 tablespoon coconut oil
Place all ingredients in a blender and beat until smooth. The smoothie is ready! Enjoy!
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