Flashback Friday: Are Avocados Good for You?

The nutritional benefits of guacamole extend beyond just the nutrients avocados themselves contain.

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This is part of my latest slew of avocado videos. For other burning guac questions, see:

The Effects of Avocados & Red Wine on Meal-Induced Inflammation (
Are Avocados Healthy? (
Are Avocados Good for Your Cholesterol? (
Avocados Lower Small Dense LDL Cholesterol (
Are Avocados Fattening? (

And for my Edamame Guacamole recipe, go to

Doesn’t the egg industry brag about lutein and zeaxanthin? You’ve got to be yolking! See my video Egg Industry Blind Spot (

Why would we care about lycopene absorption? Check out my videos Lycopene Supplements vs. Prostate Cancer and Tomato Sauce vs. Prostate Cancer. ( and (

For all our videos on the latest research on avocados, visit our Avocado topic page (

The original video aired on April 13th 2018.

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-Michael Greger, MD FACLM

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