10 Proven Health Benefits of Avocados

3 – Avocado and skin health

The healthy oils, plus the vitamin C and E combination in avocados help to keep the skin nourished, whether eaten or applied topically. A study has shown that a high intake of the monounsaturated in avocados can help increase elasticity of the skin as well as reduce the appearance of wrinkles.1✅ JOURNAL REFERENCE
DOI: 10.1017/s0007114509993461

Avocados also contain sun damage protecting compounds that can help prevent wrinkles and other signs of aging.2✅ JOURNAL REFERENCE
PMID: 20978772

Other research has provided evidence that a vitamin B(12) cream containing avocado oil could reduce psoriasis symptoms.3✅ JOURNAL REFERENCE
PMID: 11586013

How To Ripen An Avocado

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How to ripen an avocado? Place a banana together with your unripe avocados inside a brown paper bag until they ripen, check every day. The brown paper bag traps the ethylene gases produced by these fruits, which help the avocados ripen faster.

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