Is Avocado Oil Good For You?

It is important to realize that eating whole plant foods decreases the need for oil – since plants (unsaturated oils) are good sources of fibre, which can increase satiety, thereby reducing caloric intake. Plants also contain potassium and other anti-inflammatory nutrients that are protective against inflammatory conditions underlie diabetes risk. Avocado oil is a fatty acid “mimic” that does not have the nutrient profile of unsaturated oils found in whole plants. Our understanding of how fats affect our health has evolved significantly over time – with research now indicating that it’s not just total fat intake but specific types of fat or fat quality that may influence health outcomes…

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