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Many people assume that to build muscle and lose weight a high protein diet consisting of meat and dairy is necessary. This is not true, there are many other foods that can be far more beneficial and provide the body with everything necessary to increase muscle, reduce weight and provide the body with everything it needs to be healthy.

The avocado is a wonder fruit. Highly underestimated for its super contents the avocado sports a high amount of omega 3 fats (which are hard to find in a western diet) and omega 6. You can reach your daily requirement of omega 3 by eating just one avocado.

Avocados provide all 18 essential amino acids needed to create complete proteins. These easily digested amino acids are assimilated into proteins which are required for muscle building and fat loss. These amino acids are more easily digested by the body then the protein content in meat and therefore can be considered a great alternative to a diet rich in meat.

Avocados are also rich in enzymes and minerals such as magnesium and gluthathione both necessary for proper body function. They contain vitamins A, B complex, K, E and C.

The selection of an avocado may be a wise choice is your trying to lose the pounds, pack on the muscle and live a healthy lifestyle.

1 comment:

tanja kydd said...

That is so interesting. I knew it was good for you but didnt know I can get my entire omega 3 for the day by eating one...tonight I am having veggie quesadias (SP?) and numero uno ingredient....AVACADOS!