Do you love avocado? Guacamole is one of the best ways to enjoy your avocados since it’s easy to prepare and pairs well with many dishes and as a dip. Chips, burgers, tacos, and French fries are all taken to a new level with the delicious nutritiousness and creaminess of guacamole.
What Makes Guacamole A Superfood?
The health benefits of guacamole categorize it as one of the most wholesome foods. Guacamole is chiefly avocado, which is abundant in nutrients and antioxidants, not forgetting healthy fats.
Guacamole Nutrition Facts
The nutrients found in avocados include vitamins A, C, D, E, K, and B groups. They are also rich in potassium, magnesium, iron, copper, and manganese, essential for the body’s well-being. These include benefits such as a healthy heart, skin, and hair, stronger bones, and a strong immune system.
Avocados contain mostly beneficial monounsaturated fats that include Omega 3. This is essential for the reduction of cholesterol in the body and the prevention of heart conditions. Vitamins provide support to the immune system while the antioxidants slow aging signs by hindering free radicals.
Adding wholesome guacamole with the adaptogen superfood Maca powder is a total game-changer in flavor and health benefits.
Half a cup of guacamole has 100 calories and 9 grams of fat. It’s a hearty and filling snack with high fiber content, so you’re less likely to overeat. Homemade guacamole is healthier as you are conscious of the ingredients you are using. For instance, you need to be wary of store-bought guacamole with added sugars, preservatives, and artificial flavorings.
How Long Does Guacamole Last?
Homemade guacamole lasts 1-2 days. You can keep leftover guacamole refrigerated for a maximum of two days.
Maca Root Powder
Maca is considered a powerful superfood because of its unique properties and uses. These include supplementing Vitamin C, copper, and iron, increasing energy levels, enhancing brain functions, improving fertility, and hormone regulation, among other benefits.
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