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Should You Eat Avocados - Or Are They Too High In Fat?

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  Where did the concept enter the nutrition field that avocados might not be healthy? A scenario like this happens several times a week in my preventive cardiology clinic : A 43-year old man has his second heart event and adopts a whole food, plant-based diet with no added oils. He thrives on the control it gives him over future cardiac disease. He knows of Drs. Ornish and Esselstyn. When he sees me in my office, he turns to me and asks: "Doc, I love all of this and am devoted. But, can I have half of an avocado a few times a week because I read it is off my menu?" Are avocados healthy? Where did the concept enter the nutrition field, or specifically, the heart disease reversal field, that avocados might not be healthy? Why do the programs that demonstrate the amazing power of plant-based diets to halt and reverse heart disease generally restrict avocados? Low fat diets In a prior article I wrote about the pioneers of plant-based cardiac nutriti

Avocado - SuperFood - 10 Health Benefits

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