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Avocado Provides "Good" Fat
Avocados are a heart-healthy option, as they are packed with folate, vitamins E, C and B6, potassium and soluble fiber. They also contain heart-healthy monounsaturated fat, which can improve blood cholesterol levels, decrease your risk of heart disease, and may help with keeping blood sugars in check.
Try adding avocado to:
- Whatever else you can think of! The possibilities are endless because the rich, buttery taste of an avocado goes with everything.
For more information on how to follow a heart-healthy diet, consult a registered dietitian in your area and visit our Heart Health and Diet Tips. This year's theme for National Nutrition Month is "Get Your Plate in Shape." For videos, tips, games and other resources to help you eat healthfully, visit eatright.org/nnm.
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