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Wer so durch das Internet surft und sich Rezepte ansieht, die auf Blogs oder Foren zu finden sind, der liest häufig durch Dinge, die alle gespickt sind mit den aktuellsten Superfoods: Kokosfett, Chia-Samen, Kokosmilch, Mandeldrink, Reisdrink, Goji-Beeren. Und obendrein muss es vegan oder zumindest vegetarisch oder glutunfrei sein. Da würde man fast meinen, wir haben hierzulande keine Superfoods und unsere Lebensmittel aus dem Umkreis können mit der internationalen Power nicht mithalten. Doch weit gefehlt! Auch vorm Haus, beim Bauern ums Eck, gibt es Dinge ab Hof zu kaufen, die auf jeden Fall mit den internationalen Superfoods mithalten können. Read more »

Avocados are a healthy food rich in several nutrients that are important for our immune system. They are also high in fat but most of it’s fat is good fat (unsaturated fat). Several studies have shown that there are beneficial effects from including avocados into our diet.

There’s no reason why avocados shouldn’t be part of our diet. But this doesn’t mean you’ve to eat several avocados every day. It’s healthy but it is still a food that is also high in fat. At the end of the day if you eat a a whole avocado every day, you still consume a lot fat which is not good for you. Too much healthy fat is also unhealthy because I am sure you consume other fat with your foods too, it’s not just the fat of one avocado per day.

 

There are other healthy foods that are beneficial as well – and that are local while avocados are not grown nor harvested in many European countries. My suggestion: think of the carbon footprint, so I’d say don’t exaggerate with avocado consumption. 😉 Read more »