3. Avocado is good for the heart
77% of the calories in avocado is from fat, making it one of the fattiest plant foods in existence.
And majority of the fat avocados’ contain is called oleic acid — a monounsaturated fatty acid that is also the major component in olive oil and believed to be responsible for some of its beneficial effects.
To sum it up: Avocados and avocado oil are high in monounsaturated oleic acid, a “heart healthy” fatty acid that is believed to be one of the main reasons for the health benefits of olive oil.
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