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Study suggests avocados suppress hunger, but can we trust the research?

May 14, 2019

The avocado is widely hailed as a superfood. With its creamy green flesh, it adorns dishes of all varieties and features in breakfasts, lunches, and dinners.

The fruit contains a rare combination of healthful fats and fiber and is associated with a host of health benefits.

A new study in the journal Nutrients now adds more evidence to consider, by showing that overweight or obese volunteers who had eaten avocado as part of a meal felt less hungry after 6 hours, compared with those who had eaten a low-fat, high-carbohydrate meal.

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