Avocado for a healthy heart

Haas-AvocadoAvocados are known to be a nutrient-dense food, high in beneficial monounsaturated fatty acids, but new research from Penn State indicates that eating one every day may lower bad cholesterol, which reduces risk for heart disease.

Previous studies have suggested that avocados are a cholesterol-lowering food, but this may be the first study that looked at specific health implications of adding the fruit to your diet.