Avocado, the fruit that burns abdominal fat

Avocado, the fruit that burns abdominal fat

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Not everyone knows that eating avocado, an exotic fruit that comes from Central America, reduces abdominal fat in women. This is what emerges from an American study, conducted by the University of Illinois in the United States and published in the scientific journal Journal of Nutrition.

Avocado: properties and health benefits.

Avocado has many beneficial properties: it is rich in omega 3, good fats, contains minerals such as magnesium and potassium and also vitamins of different groups, it is also a powerful antioxidant and reduces bad cholesterol, which is why many nutritionists recommend integrating it into their own. supply. The American researchers with the study wanted to establish whether the fruit actually had effects on abdominal fat and metabolism in general. The study participants, 105 people in total between 25 and 45 years (61% women), with overweight or obesity, were divided into two groups, the first group was given a meal for about 3 months that included an avocado al day per second a similar meal in caloric quantity but without avocado.

An avocado a day keeps the fat away: the American University study

The twelve-week study found that women who ate it regularly had actually improved abdominal fat distribution, and that visceral fat was significantly reduced and positively redistributed away from organs such as the liver. An important result if we think that excess abdominal fat can be a risk factor for cardiovascular disease, such as heart attack or stroke. As the study reads, this result “suggests that avocado intake imparts a beneficial abdominal adiposity profile. (…) The next research will focus precisely on how to differentiate diets according to gender to reduce adipose tissue and improve the health of the metabolism “.

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