10 Health Benefits of Avocados (SCIENTIFICALLY PROVEN)

10 – Is avocado good for high blood pressure?

Avocados have 35% more potassium than bananas. The potassium in avocados helps in controlling blood pressure by reducing the effects of sodium, which can increase blood pressure.[8]

Nutrients in avocados

They are a superb source of fiber, as well as monounsaturated fatty acids, vitamin E, potassium and B vitamins.

Where do avocados come from?

Avocados originated in South and Central America and cultivation in the U.S. started in the early 20th century.

Mexico makes up about a third of all avocado cultivation with the U.S. and Chile being the other top avocado producers.

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