Wellness & Education

Avocados are Good for Your Skin

Avocados, also known as alligator pears, are nutrient rich, high fat fruits that grow on trees in tropical and Mediterranean climates.

  1. Avocados contain Vitamin E, an antioxidant that helps protect your skin from  damage by free radicals. Vitamin E is also anti-imflammatory and helps protect your skin from sun damage. 

  2. They contain Vitamin C, which helps the body use Vitamin E more effectively and also helps build strong connective tissue needed for healthy, more youthful-looking skin.

  3. They contaAvocadoin lutein and zeaxanthin that help protect the skin from wrinkles and other signs of aging associated with damage caused by sunlight.

  4. They contain healthy fats that are associated with more youthful-looking skin.