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How To Eat Avocado? Weight Loss Asian Recipes



Avocado commonly known to Asians and Central Americans, this plant grows our garden and cultivated. Persea Americana, a member of the Lauraceae family, is one of the trees that comes from Central Mexico. Traditionally, Asian ancestors had consumed avocados as well as other fruits. How to eat avocado for weight loss with Asian diet recipes? They consume avocados for the diet, making avocado juice based on traditional recipes.

How To Eat Avocado

The grow of this plant in Indonesia is very much, even Indonesia is the world's fifth largest avocado producer in the world. During this time, avocado cultivated throughout the world, the plant thrives in tropical climates, most grown in Indonesia and Central America. Characteristic of fruit seen on the skin is green and shaped like a pear, there is also egg-shaped and round. Avocado generally ripen after harvest, and then will be dark brown.

Do you know how to eat avocado for weight loss? Before juice known, Indonesian ate avocado fruit without any other ingredients, this happened in Sumatra until now. Avocado benefits seen in their healthy bodies and almost no chronic diseases such as cancer. And actually this an utilizing the avocado for diet has done by our parents. Served as a small slice as a regular meal without sugar.

The nutrition content are:
  1. According to USDA nutritional data, every 100 grams of avocado fruit is rich in vitamin B and vitamin K, containing vitamin C, vitamin E, and potassium.
  2. Avocado fruit also has phytosterols and carotenoids, including lutein and zeaxanthin.
  3. About 67 percent of  energy comes from monounsaturated fatty fats as oleic acid. Other dominant fats are palmitic acid and linoleic acid.
  4. The saturated fat is about 14 percent in the form of acid, and 6 percent palmitoleic.
  5. Currently, avocado benefits have been use for food mixtures, cosmetic products and soaps. Processing and making avocado juice for the diet does not have good effect for everyone. There are some people who have an allergic reaction to avocado (latex-fruit syndrome). The symptoms experienced are abdominal pain and vomiting, general urticaria, sometimes these symptoms can life-threatening.

How To Eat Avocado For Weight Loss?


According to one study, people who ate avocados had better health quality. The research results are:
  1. Affects the nutritional level and decreases the risk of metabolic syndrome. Diet for seven days by eating avocado can lower cholesterol levels.
  2. Decrease in serum cholesterol level by 17 percent in patients with mild hyper cholesterol. Experienced a 22 percent decrease in LDL and triglyceride levels, and decreased HDL levels by 11 percent.
  3. Research on obese patients with moderate fat diet, consumption of 136 grams of avocado per day for 5 weeks will cut LDL levels. This is due to monounsaturated fat as dietary fiber in the avocado.

How to eat avocado for weight loss? Generally people consume avocado fruit juice mixed with sweeteners, such as sugar and milk. Though these two ingredients can increase levels of bad cholesterol and cause obesity. Unlike our parents do, they eat avocados in slices without a mixture of other ingredients.

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For better results, eating avocados for the diet does not add sugar and milk, and other blends. Should avoid mixing with other fruits or vegetables, although seem more natural. Each fruit and vegetable has different contents can cause chemical reactions and more effects.

If you want to have a healthy body like our parents before, smooth and sleek, avoid to add sweetener into the juice. Practically peel the skin and then cut the avocado fruit into small slices.

Reference

  • Avocado consumption associated with better diet quality and nutrient intake, and lower metabolic syndrome risk in US adults: Results from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 2001–2008. Publish by Nutrition Journal DOI:10.1186/1475-2891-12-1
  • Monounsaturated fatty acid (avocado) rich diet for mild hypercholesterolemia. Publish by US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health.
  • Ramuan Tradisional 12 Etnis Indonesia, by S.Hidayat 2005.
  • Sliced Avocado, image courtesy of Wikimedia commons.



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