Everyone knows about the awesome taste of avocados and their healing properties. This delicious fruit can be a part of almost any meals, salads, sandwiches. However, most of the people are not aware that they are throwing out the most important part of this fruit – the seeds. So, if you belong to that group of people you have to stop doing that immediately, as you are throwing out amazing health benefits.
Here you can find why you shouldn’t do it anymore. Learn about the benefits of avocado seeds, and how to eat them.
Health benefits of avocado seeds
The real fact is that around 70% of the antioxidants from the avocado is actually hidden in the seed.
Compared to most foods on this beautiful green planet, avocado seeds consist of more soluble fiber.
In case you are looking for potassium in the fruit, you are on the right way to find it, it is abundant in the avocado seed.
- Reduces joint pain
Ingesting of avocado seeds can reduce inflammation and relieve joint pain.
- Skin health
Consumption of these seeds can help you to create collagen and fix most of the damages to your skin cells.
- Digestive health
Avocado seeds are usually recommended to improve digestion, as they have been utilized to treat many digestive problems such as dysentery and gastric ulcers.
- Helps you lose weight
Your blood sugar levels will be regulated due to the fiber in the avocado seeds and, in addition, it will keep you feeling fuller for longer.
Here are some ways how to use this little super fruit secret. You can, also learn how to prepare tea and smoothies from the avocado seeds.
Methods of preparing seeds for using
- a) Dry and grate it
After removing the pit, leave it to stay for 4-5 days in order to dry out. Then you can grate it into smoothies or salads.
- b) Throw it in a food processor
Because the seed is hard and can dull the blades of a sub-par processor, you will need a good food processor for this procedure.
- c) Smash it
This is a perfect way, you just need to take a hammer and smash that thing into pieces. This is the cheapest procedure.
Recipes with avocado seeds
1) Make avocado tea
– Boil the seed pieces for a while, until the water starts to look brown
– Filter the tea and enjoy.
2) Green Goddess Smoothie
– 1/2 avocado seed
– 1 cup of almond milk or water
– 1/2 avocado
– 1/2 apple
– 1 ripe pear
– 1 small piece of ginger (grated)
– 1 cup of organic spinach
Put all ingredients into a blender and blend them until smooth
3) Fresh smoothie
– 4 apples
– 1 peeled banana
– 2 lemons without peel
– 1 cup spinach
– 1 small bunch parsley
– Quarter piece of ginger
– 1 stalk celery
– ½ avocado seed
Blend these all ingredients until smooth. Consume it fresh.
4) Make a capsule
Fill up the capsules, bought from your local health food store and ground up your seed into a powder. The best is to consult your doctor before adding supplements to your daily diet.
We believe now that you will stop throwing out all those nutrients in the pit.