Are avocados worth the hype?

We have all seen a couple of Instagram posts showcasing the avocado toast. All this avocado hype has gotten businesses adding it on everything. Now if you’re really avocado crazy you can even order avocado flavored ice cream.

Avocados have become one the most popular superfoods on the market. The combination of great taste and health benefits are drawing people in. If you check out a nutritional counseling service they will tell you all the health benefits.  Now, what’s all the hype on these superfoods?

The rise of the avocado.

Avocados grow on trees. These mighty fruits come from the Americas. Evidence shows that avocados have been in Mexico for almost ten thousand years.

The spread of avocados around the world is thanks to the Spanish. A Spanish explorer who brought the fruit back to Europe. The fruit gained so much popularity that it was later sold to other European countries. Thus the little fruit started to take over the world.

In United States, avocados weren’t really popular across the states. They were originally only popular among California, Hawaii and the Florida. It wasn’t until avocados were incorporated into salads that the demand of them rose in the US.

Are avocados healthy?

With so much demand for avocados they have to be good for you, right? Correct, this superfood is packed with over 20 vitamins.  Avocados are also rich in fiber, so it will keep you feeling full and energized for the whole day. It’s rich in the good kind of fats. Adding a controlled amount of avocados to your diet might just be the answer to some of your health problems.

Here some of the major pain benefits of consuming avocados.

Avocados can help with arthritis pain.

Consuming avocados will not only help your diet but also the way you move. These superfoods can actually help relieve the symptoms of arthritis. Studies have shown that the oils in the avocado can reduce osteoarthritis.

Osteoarthritis the most common form of arthritis. Your bones have a protective cartilage at the end of them. When this cartilage disappears it cause pain and joint damage. There is no way to reverse this affect. It can be managed by a healthy diet and chiropractic care.

Avocados can help lower your cholesterol.

Being able to control your cholesterol is important for a healthy lifestyle. High cholesterol can lead to a heart disease that can lead to a stroke. Consuming the foods that maintain your cholesterol at a healthy point is important or lower it when needed.

Studies have demonstrated that by consuming avocados you can lower cholesterol, decrease blood triglycerides 20 percent and LDL cholesterol 22 percent. Overall, it would reduce the chances of developing a heart disease. Talk about small and mighty.

If you’re looking how avocados work for your lifestyle, contact us to schedule an appointment with our nutritional counseling. We’ll help find you ways to incorporate avocados into your daily diet.


We’re Wisniewski Chiropractic, part of the Thrive Wellness network. Nearing our third year in our current location, we’re excited to continue bringing you personalized care and support for your wellness journey. Dr. Wisniewski is an expert in chiropractic care. We believe in healthcare that relies less on medication and more on  prevention through the use of proper diet, exercise and patient education. Our chiropractic services follow a three-part plan: relieve your pain first, address the root cause, and make a plan for your future wellness.