Avocados could be a weapon in the fight against ageing and disease, say scientists.
from the fruit was shown in tests to combat free radicals – dangerous
molecules said to have a hand in everything from ageing to heart disease
These are particularly common inside mitochondria, the tiny powerhouses in our cells that turn the food we eat into energy.
Many ‘antioxidant’ chemicals in
vegetables and fruits such as carrots and tomatoes can mop up free
radicals – but they can’t make their way inside mitochondria.
Source -Daily Mail