Eating Avocados Every Day May Help Boost Gastrointestinal Health

According to a new study, conducted by researchers from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, U. S., people who eat avocados on a daily basis may improve gastrointestinal health.Eating Avocados Every Day May Help Boost Gastrointestinal Health

For the study, the scientists recruited 163 participants aged between 25 and 45 years. All participants were divided into two groups. The first group ate one meal that included avocado for 12 weeks. Another group ate regular meals without avocado.

Having analyzed the received study data, the researchers concluded that eating avocado with at least one meal per day leads to a greater presence of healthful microbes in the stomach and intestines.

The authors of the study comment on their study: "Our goal was to test the hypothesis that the fats and the fiber in avocados positively affect the gut microbiota. We also wanted to explore the relationships between gut microbes and health outcomes."

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