Study: Avocados help lower cholesterol levels

Jul 06, 2022

New Delhi, July 06 (ANI): According to a new study, eating one avocado a day for six months was found to have no effect on belly fat, liver fat or waist circumference in people with overweight or obesity. However, it did lead to a slight decrease in unhealthy cholesterol levels. In the randomized trial, the team including Penn State researchers also found that participants who ate avocados had better quality diets during the study period. While prior, smaller studies have found a link between eating avocados and lower body weight, BMI, and waist circumferences, this was the largest, most extensive study to date on the health effects of avocados, including the large number of participants and length of the study period.