Is Avocado Toast Healthy?

  • Island Smoothie Cafe
  • 02 February 2023


avocado toastBefore avocado toast took over in the late 2010s, most people just spread butter and jelly over their toast. Avocado toast is a healthier alternative to that. Ripe avocados spread just like butter and are just as tasty. Avocados are highly nutritious, and because of that they are considered a superfood! They are packed with  disease fighting antioxidants, fiber, and all the healthy fats your body needs. Seventy percent of calories from avocados come from this healthy fat. 

Healthy fats take longer to digest than other nutrients. Fiber slows digestion. These fats working with the fiber will help keep you feeling full for a longer amount of time. Because of all the healthy fats and fiber in avocados it makes avocado toast the perfect meal when you’re short on time but need to eat something that will keep you feeling full! Research suggests that eating just one avocado can help you stay full for more than five whole hours! This can be amazing for people wanting a snack to keep them full until dinner. That’s not the only great thing about avocados healthy fats. Research also suggests that these fats also help protect you against heart disease, may lower your blood pressure, and cholesterol. Talk about a superfood!!

Avocados also provide over twenty different vitamins and minerals! Did you know that avocados actually have more potassium than bananas do? Potassium is needed for so many different bodily functions. Did you know that eating one half an avocado provides up to 30% of your daily vitamin B6 needs. Vitamin B6 helps suppress inflammation in the body. Avocados contain tons of nutrients that are essential for your health. Eating just one avocado a day can help you sustain a healthy lifestyle! 

Avocado toast is delicious, healthy, and perfect for any time of the day. The best thing about it is that it’s healthy, but doesn’t taste like it! It’s rare to find something that tastes incredible and is incredibly healthy for you. There are so many different ways to prepare a good avocado toast, but everyone knows it’s much more fun having it made for you! Our avocado toast is not only mouthwatering, it is picture worthy. Next time you stop by don’t forget to jump on the #avocadotoast trend and post a photo of you enjoying this healthy meal!


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