Who doesn’t love the taste of an avocado? Now there is even more reason to add this delicious fruit to your diet: it can reduce the risk of developing metabolic syndrome. It was researchers at Mashhad University of Medical Sciences that made the discovery concerning this medical condition that cause the person to endure elevated blood sugar levels, higher blood pressure, increased risk of obesity, increased cholesterol levels, and other problems. It is time to eat up!
- Metabolic syndrome has noted as a major contributor to mortality and morbidity because its sufferers have a higher risk of cardiovascular diseases and diabetes.
- Some conventional drugs that are used to treat metabolic syndrome like cholesterol-lowering medications are discouraged because they usually have side effects.
- Due to the myriad of compounds in avocado like carotenoids, fatty acids, and phenolic compounds, avocados have many pharmacological benefits.
“Researchers from Mashhad University of Medical Sciences in Iran found that eating this delicious superfood daily can significantly reduce a person’s risk of metabolic syndrome.”