Avocados are known for their healthy fats and robust nutrient profile. They are high in antioxidants, vitamin B6, folate, vitamin C, and vitamin E. In fact, a medium avocado provides a lipid profile (measure of cholesterol in ones blood) is almost identical to super nutrient dense olive oil. Foods like avocados, extra virgin olive oil, and nuts have been shown to correlate with stronger cognition. 

Avocados are also low in sugar despite their creamy texture and slightly sweet taste. Avocados have a low glycemic index which is great for brain health. Consistently high blood sugar levels, as seen in diabetes, can damage blood vessels, increasing the risk of cognitive decline and dementia.

Leave a Reply