An Avocado a Day: Does It Keep Heart Disease Away?
April 21, 2014•18 min
Hosted by: Alan S. Brown
There may be something unique about the avocado, far beyond its monosaturated fat content. Li Wang, graduate student at Penn State University and winner of the NLA Young Investigator Award, investigated this notion with a clinical study monitoring the effects of eating one avocado every day on risk factors for cardiovascular disease compared to a similar moderate fat diet without avocados, an average American diet, and a low-fat diet. Tune in for this discussion revealing her thought-provoking findings.