Lower Blood Pressure & Cholesterol: How Avocado Seeds Help

When planning your next grocery trip and you have avocados on your list, while making your lunch, make sure you keep your avocado seeds. According to research, a seed holds many health benefits, including the ability to lower blood pressure and cholesterol.

Many of us are used to eating the flesh of this popular fruit to help out hair and skin, but they are looked over often. The fruit has fiber, protein, calcium, magnesium, and more. These nutrients are key in helping lower blood pressure and cholesterol.

Avocado Seed Powder

Did you know you can ingest the powder? Once you have it ready, you will need to find a way to invest it in moderation. This powder has a strong flavor so you’ll need to find out just how much you may tolerate. To add the powder into your diet and receive the benefits, you can add around one to two teaspoons to:

  • shakes
  • smoothies
  • meals
  • other beverages

Adding this powder to your diet is a great way to get a jump on lowering your blood pressure and cholesterol. Keep in mind: you should not use this as a daily supplement. To store your avocado powder, you can put it in an airtight container and place it in the freezer.

How to Prepare

  1. Rinse your seed.
  2. Place it in an oven to dehydrate it at 250 degrees for two hours.
  3. After they are dehydrated, remove the skin.
  4. Use a knife to slice the seed.
  5. Put it into a blender until it turns into a powder.
  6. Place in a container and store in the freezer.