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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 (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/effects-of-avocados-and-red-wine-on-meal-induced-inflammation/)
Are Avocados Healthy? (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/are-avocados-healthy)
Are Avocados Good for Your Cholesterol? (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/Are-Avocados-Good-for-Your-Cholesterol)
Avocados Lower Small Dense LDL Cholesterol (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/Avocados-Lower-Small-Dense-LDL-Cholesterol)
Are Avocados Fattening? (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/are-avocados-fattening)

And for my Edamame Guacamole recipe, go to https://nutritionfacts.org/video/recipe-edamame-guacamole/.

Doesn’t the egg industry brag about lutein and zeaxanthin? You’ve got to be yolking! See my video Egg Industry Blind Spot (https://nutritionfacts.org/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. (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/lycopene-supplements-vs-prostate-cancer/) and (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/tomato-sauce-vs-prostate-cancer/)

For all our videos on the latest research on avocados, visit our Avocado topic page (https://nutritionfacts.org/topics/avocados/).

The original video aired on April 13th 2018.

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-Michael Greger, MD FACLM

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