avocadopudding

The Fat Burning, Anti-Aging Chocolate Avocado Pudding You Can Make In Minutes

This is a staple in our house. To date, nobody in my family has a clue it’s made out of avocados, so don’t tell them!

Who would have thought you could make a delicious dessert out of an incredibly healthy ingredient anyway?  This surprised me just as much as it’s probably going to surprise you. You need to try this incredible Chocolate Avocado Pudding! It’s super easy to make and incredibly delicious. Just remember, it’s our little secret. 

Avocados Can Balance Hormones, Boost Metabolism, and Fight Disease

Avocados contain plant sterols, such as beta-sitosterol, that have antiestrogenic properties. They are able to block the estrogen receptors in our cells and reduce estrogen absorption rates. Thus, increasing progesterone levels in women and testosterone levels in men. [1] 

Most people don’t know that avocados have powerful anti-aging properties contained in both the flesh and the oil.  Scientists have recently discovered that avocados possess potent anti-aging properties which protect against free radicals.  Avocados are able to penetrate deeply inside our cell structures, enter the mitochondria and activate its energy production, allowing cells to function properly even while being constantly attacked by free radicals. [1] 

The mitochondria play a very important role in the fight against free radicals.  Mitochondria are central components of our cells that produce the majority of a cell’s energy from nutrients. Unfortunately, they have a dark side – they generate unstable chemicals that inflict damage to both the mitochondria itself and other cellular components. [2] 

This damage directly affects aging. It has been the goal of many scientists to find remedies that will reverse this damage. They have found it in avocado oil! This new discovery can truly revolutionize our view of avocados.  Lead study design author, Dr. Christian Cortez-Rojo, noted that “avocado oil causes accelerated respiration in mitochondria, which indicates that the use of nutrients for producing energy for cell functions remains effective even in cells attacked by free radicals and that mitochondria can produce little amounts of damaging free radicals.” [3] 

La Tourangelle Avocado Oil, 16.9 Ounce Tin

Other Health Benefits of Avocados

Avocados are a great source of healthy raw fat, which is missing in many people’s diets today. They contain around 20 essential nutrients which include: [1] 

  • Fiber
  • Potassium (more than twice the amount found in a banana)
  • Vitamin E
  • B-vitamins
  • Folate
  • Calcium
  • Magnesium
  • Sodium
  • Iron
  • Boron

In addition, avocados boost your body’s ability to absorb fat-soluble nutrients from other fruits and vegetables, such as alpha and beta-carotene and lutein. Avocados possess  antibacterial and antifungal properties  that help to support a healthy immune system.  Avocados are a wonderful source of the amino acid lecithin, which prevents liver overload, helps to balance weight, and boosts brain functions. [1] 

 

Chocolate Avocado Pudding
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Ingredients
  1. 3 large avocado, soft and ripe
  2. 1/4 cup cacao powder
  3. 3-6 tablespoons coconut milk
  4. 1 tsp vanilla extract
  5. 2 tsp coconut oil
  6. 2 tablespoons raw honey
Directions
  1. Combine avocado, cacao powder, coconut milk, vanilla, coconut oil and honey in blender. Blend on high for 1 minute or until smooth.
  2. Refrigerate for 30 minutes
Notes
  1. Serves 2.
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Sources

[1] Bergh, B. (1992).  The Avocado and Human Nutrition. Retrieved from http://www.avocadosource.com/temp/OLD%20WAC%20II/WAC2_p037.htm

[2] Scitable. (n.d.). Mitochondria. Retrieved from https://www.nature.com/scitable/topicpage/mitochondria-14053590

[3] Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology. (2012, April 22). Avocado oil: The ‘olive oil of the Americas’? Retrieved from https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/04/120422162217.htm

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