Tag - metabolic syndrome

5 reasons you should be eating avocados every day

The avocado is often referred to as a superfood. Its health benefits are plentiful, and its versatility makes it a vital addition to any diet.

The fruit can vary in terms of size, shape, weight and colour, but you can’t go too far wrong whichever type you eat. Avocados are now becoming a widely popular option for people looking to improve their health, and because they are very low-carb, avocados are an ideal food choice for people with diabetes. And of course, they are delicious.

Here are five reasons why you should be eating avocados on a daily basis.

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Type 2 diabetes and the blame game

There are a number of discussions we probably all see going on about how people with type 2 diabetes have made themselves fat and brought it upon themselves.

  • “They chose to eat this way, it’s their fault they got diabetes.”
  • “People overeating are eating away at our tax money.”
  • …and such like.

We know that the effects of type 2 diabetes mean that, unless aggressively countered, a vicious cycle is entered into and it takes at least a long and concerted effort to break out of it.

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