01 Sep '11, 1pm

-recipe- Raw Corn and Avocado Salad

-recipe- Raw Corn and Avocado Salad

In addition to the benefits of corn, you are getting the ever-so-healthy and often underconsumed oleic acid, phytosterols, and PFAs found in avocado. Known for increasing the absorption of carotenoids, decreasing inflammation (especially that associated with arthritis) and protecting the digestive, nervous and cardiovascular system, these healthy fats are often removed in the processing of foods, at the price of our health. Additionally, avocados are high in potassium (higher than bananas even) a vitamin essential for the proper function of the heart muscle. Cherry tomatoes add carotenoids, better absorbed by our bodies thanks to the avocado. In particular they provide the carotenoid lycopene, a powerful antioxidant known to be helpful in the prevention of cancer and heart disease and especially necessary for prostate health. You also add a number of non-nutritive phytoche...

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