One of the most important advances in nutrition and nutrigenomics (also known as the impact of diet on activity of genes) has been the science of reversing heart disease with plant-based diets. Peer reviewed and published scientific reports over the last seven decades have demonstrated the ability to halt and reverse even advanced coronary artery disease, hypertension, and other heart disorders with nutrition.
These medical research projects have emphasized whole foods, plant-based menus without added oils. Most have also advised avoiding nuts, seeds, and avocados to keep the overall percentage of calories from fat in the range of 10 percent. But now, new data on avocados are available and the role of avocados in heart disease is definitely worth another look. Eating avocados has shown some promising results: