Magazine No. 51 of Botanical-online

Special: Avocado

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Medicinal plants

Avocado remedies

Avocado is a fruit rich in Omega 9, a type of very suitable to prevent the formation of bad cholesterol fats, reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease, such as stroke or brain hemorrhage.

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Natural food

Nutritional properties of avocado

The main food characteristic of avocado is its richness in fat in some species reaching 30%, but usually moving between 10 to 15%.

The advantage of these fats is that they are formed with unsaturated fatty acids (mainly linoleic and linolenic acids)

Avocado varieties

Avocados found in the market are hybrids between the three main varieties.

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Curative diets

Avocado for cholesterol

Avocado can be considered a food that protects us against "bad cholesterol" and possible diseases of the circulatory system that an increase in this type of cholesterol in the blood can produce, such as stroke, brain hemorrhage, angina pectoris, thrombosis...

Avocado for obesity

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Vegetarian recipes

Avocado recipes

Toasted sesame seeds are commonly used in the kitchen, because they are the ones with best aroma and flavor. It is important for sesame roasting to be recent because it is much more aromatic.

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A good guacamole

Guacamole salad with corn and chickpeas

Properties of guacamole

Guacamole is one of the healthiest starters, because in addition to its antioxidant properties, is a dish rich in fiber and good fats from avocado

Plant cultivation

Avocado cultivation

Avocado is a plant that requires a very warm climate. In areas with very cold seasons, it must be grown in greenhouses.

Contest: Flower of the month

Do you know which flower is it?

It is a perennial herb from Mexico and southern United States. It is characterized by its bright green smooth leaves, with serrated edges. Very used in gardening.


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