You probably know that avocados are an excellent source of healthful fats, but this whole food may also have other unique health benefits. To learn more, the Hass Avocado Board (HAB) is supporting clinical research to investigate various health effects of avocado consumption, particularly its benefits for cardiovascular disease, weight management, diabetes, and its ability to enhance your body’s absorption of nutrients. David Heber, MD, PhD, and his colleagues found in their research that avocados benefit vascular function and heart health. Avocados – A Real ‘Super Food’ Avocados are rich in monounsaturated......
How often do you have a bowel movement? I hope you are aware that the rate of your bowel movement is a pointer to the state of your health. The ideal transit time for food is 16-24 hours; by this time, the nutrient in the food should be absorbed into the blood and waste product eliminated. Therefore, the ideal frequency of bowel movement should be once daily. Anything beyond this could be indicative of constipation. Constipation, of course, allows harmful bacteria to hang around longer, which allows them to proliferate causing damage......