Heart attacks are serious medical emergencies that require immediate treatment, according to the NHS. The condition, which is also known as a myocardial infarction, is caused by the blood supply to the heart becoming reduced. You may be increasing your chances of a heart attack if you eat an unhealthy diet, or if you don’t do enough exercise. But you could lower your risk of a myocardial infarction by regularly eating avocado, it’s been claimed.
Eating avocado could help to prevent deadly heart attacks, according to Australian charity, Heart Foundation.
The fruit has powerful antioxidants and a number of vitamins that make it a very healthy snack, it said.
They also contain plenty of healthy fats could contribute to lowering your heart disease risk, while improving your overall health.
“By eating avocados regularly you are giving your body a lot of what it needs be at its best,” it said.
“The avocado is full of powerful antioxidants, anti-inflammatory and cholesterol-reducing phytosterols, and beneficial levels of dietary fibre.