11 Proven Benefits of Avocado

8. Avocados can help protect your eyes

Aiding your body to absorb more nutrients like antioxidants, avocados themselves are also very high in antioxidants. These antioxidants include nutrients called Lutein and Zeaxanthin, which are incredibly important for eye health (27, 28).

Studies show that these nutrients are linked to a drastically reduced risk of cataracts and macular degeneration, which are common in the elderly (29, 30). This means that eating avocado in the long term have beneficial effects to your eye health.

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