How to live longer: Eating avocado can regulate blood pressure and prevent wrinkles | Health | Life & Style

Maintains vision

Avocados are rich in carotenoids lutein and zeaxanthin, which support eye health and have been like to a lower risk of cataracts and macular degeneration, according to Dr Brewer and Ms Kellow.

“Plus the monounsaturated fats in avocados benefit the eyes by helping improve the absorption of eye-friendly carotenoids.”

Wrinkle reducer

One study of people over 70 found a good intake of monounsaturated fats were linked to fewer wrinkles; almost two thirds of the fat in an avocado is monounsaturated.

The pair add: “Avocados also contain vitamin E, an antioxidant that helps protect against cell damage to the skin, for example from the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays.”

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