Avocado… Why is it so great anyway? And even more importantly how do I incorporate it into my meals? Let’s talk Avocado. 🥑
Why is Avocado considered a Superfood?
There are dozens of benefits to this Superfood but right now, we are going to look at just 5:
🥑 Helps Manage Stress and Anxiety: Avocados have several stress-relieving B Vitamins and Monounsaturated fats that may lessen anxiety.
🥑 Contains a Rich Nutrient Profile: Avocados contain several vitamins including Folate, Magnesium, Potassium, and Vitamins B2, B3, B5, B6, C, E.
🥑 Provides Antioxidants: Avocados provide antioxidants that fight against free radicals, which cause illness, cataracts, diabetes, and cancer, just to name a few.
🥑 Helps Weight Management: Avocados are high in “good” polyunsaturated fats and fiber. Which are two key components in hunger regulation.
🥑 Aids Digestion: The average Avocado contains 15% of your daily recommended fiber intake. Plus they feed good bacteria which supports good gut health.
How do you incorporate Avocado into the food you eat every day?
Here’s how the Ascend Team incorporates avocado into their meals:
🥑 Coach Bailey likes to add Avocado to his Breakfast Wraps
🥑 Coach Tanja likes to mash Avocado into her Salads
🥑 Coach Chase tried to bake with it once….. it didn’t work for him but he’s sure it’ll work for you
🥑 Donna likes to add Avocado to her Smoothies
🥑 You can even have Avocado Ice Cream…
Here are a few recipes to get you started:
🥑 Tanja’s Magical Salad: https://www.ascendfitnesslifestyle.com/tanjas-magical-salad/
🥑 Guacamole Coleslaw: https://www.ascendfitnesslifestyle.com/guacamole-coleslaw/
🥑 Beans, Avocado, Egg Bowl: https://www.ascendfitnesslifestyle.com/beans-avocado-egg-bowl/
🥑 Cabbage, Sausage, Avocado Skillet: https://www.ascendfitnesslifestyle.com/cabbage-sausage-avocado-skillet/