Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Avocado Milk shake

Avocados are good for health.you probably want to be slim, fit and healthy.let's have a look about avocado.avocado has lot of health benefits.here are some benefits
It protects cholesterol related heart diseases.

toxin in avocado kills the cancer cells. So-called toxin has a great effect on the tissues, particularly heart muscle tissues.

Oleic acid in avocado can be used to lower cholesterol  level in the blood.

Avocado includes necessary minerals like potassium, calcium, vitamin C and K, folic acid, copper, sodium and dietary fibers. These are used to provide the mineral necessity of the body. People who live in hot climates have great mineral and water loss. So, avocado is suggested strongly by the medicals.

Potassium in avocado regulates pressure of blood.

Sodium reduces the risk of high blood pressure and stoke

It is a good antioxidant.
Fat in Avocado-Avocado have a big amount of fat ,25-35 grams,fat contents between 70 to 85%.
Avocado have 250-300 calories.it is about 20 times the average of other fruits.Avocado contains vitamin K, dietary fiber, vitamin B6, vitamin C, folate, copper,and potassium.And much less sugar.

Avocado Nutrition Facts :
1 cup(230 gm):
calories 384         calories from fat 319

                                            %daily value

Total Fat 35g54%

Saturated Fat 5g25%

Polyunsaturated Fat 4g

Monounsaturated Fat 23g
Cholesterol 0mg0%
Sodium 18mg1%
Total Carbohydrates 20g7%

Dietary Fiber 16g

Sugars 1g

Vitamin A7%    Vitamin C34%
Calcium3%    Iron8%
Thiamin12%    Riboflavin19%
Niacin22%    Pantothenic Acid34%
Vitamin B633%    Potassium33%
Phosphorus12%    Magnesium17%
Zinc10%    Copper20%

So eat avocado.be healthy.here I am giving recipe for milkshake or also called as avocado smoothie.It is quick and easy to make and very nutritious.

Ripe avocado -1
cold low fat milk/whole milk -1 cup
honey or sugar-2 tsp
dry fruits(cashew nuts,almonds, pistachios,..)
vanilla extract-1/2 tsp(optional)
first cut the avocado into half.remove the seed and skin and cut into cubes.
In a blender put avocado,few milk .blend it into smooth paste.
now add remaining milk and vanilla essence.blend it until avocado become creamy and smoothie.
take it into glass.put in a refrigerator about 30min.
add dry fruits and honey before serving.don't add honey at the time of preparation.if u don
have the healthy and yummy avocado milk shake.


divya said...

wow nice post swpna.This new to me.u r so creative.

Sanghi said...

Delicious healthy milkshake!!

Swapna Sree said...

thank u divya....try it..it is good for health.

Swapna Sree said...

Thank u sanghi...