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Avocados – often called Alligator Pears – due to their bumpy green skin, have long been hailed as super fruits by health practitioners and nutritionists, and now, research conducted earlier this year has revealed new health benefits, putting them in the same league of super foods such as watercress and kale. Since they are available all year round in Pakistan, you can add them to soups and salads, pair them with crackers and cottage cheese or enjoy avocado paste in sandwiches, for a delicious and healthy snack.
Here are four reasons why you should add avocados to your diet:
1. Avocados are rich in beta-carotene (vitamin A) and lutein, which improve eyesight, reduce the risk of contracting chronic eye diseases and prevent age related macular degeneration by maintaining healthy ocular tissues. They are also believed to delay the onset of cataracts. Continue reading