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Fruit spotlight: avocado

Fruit spotlight on avocados | about and recipes for runnersHealthy fats. Avocados have them in spades. But did you know that avocados also have 20 key nutrients, including B vitamins, vitamin E, and choline? They are a power-packed superfood – and one you should certainly consider adding to your diet if you aren’t eating them already.

Another amazing benefit of avocados is that they are anti-inflammatory by nature. Runners and walkers use joints and muscles to the max, so it’s certainly prudent to include foods in our diets that care for our bodies in this extra special way. And with all the vitamins and nutrients – like omega-3s – avocados are also incredibly heart healthy and support a strong cardiovascular system.

Check out the following 20 delicious avocado recipes:

What’s your favorite way to eat avocado?

Written by Ashley Marcin.