A recent study in Nutrition Journal found that adults who added a half of avocado fruit at lunch reported 40% decreased desire to eat during the 3 hours after their lunch, and a 28% decreased desire to eat 5 hours after, compared with individuals who ate a standard lunch with no avocado.
One of the major benefits of eating avocados is its ability to effect cholesterol levels in adults. Research has shown that individuals eating an avocado-rich diet had a significant decrease in total cholesterol levels, including a decrease in LDL cholesterol (the bad kind) and their levels of HDL cholesterol (the healthy type) increased by as much as 11%.
It's no fun being sick or injured. Aside from being physically hurt, injuries often take you out of your normal rhythm and wear on your mind and emotions. Here are five great tips to boost your mental toughness and help you speed up your recovery from injury or ailment.