Smooth, creamy, and subtly flavored, avocados have become popular around the globe.
Not only are they delicious, but in the health world, avocados are also chiefly famous for their monounsaturated, or "good," fats. Don't get me wrong — I love healthy fats. But there's also tons of exciting research on the avocado's many other health benefits that go beyond the fats.
Avocados are rich in potassium, magnesium, vitamin C, vitamin E, vitamin K1, and vitamin B-6. In fact, avocados are one of the best examples of the "food as medicine" concept, with their high amounts of vitamins and minerals as well as phytonutrients, which are special nutrients from plants that help heal the body.
Here are nine more research-backed reasons why you should be enjoying avocados every day: