From edema to death: How dangerous is avocado?

US, WASHINGTON (ORDO NEWS) — According to world media reports, the use of avocados is of great benefit to the human body, but in some cases can be fatal.

Better me has published an article about the dangers and negative side effects of eating avocados, which sometimes lead to death.

The nine harmful properties of avocados:

1. Contraindicated in pregnant and lactating women

Pregnant and lactating women should refrain from eating avocados, as it reduces the production of breast milk, and is known to damage the mammary gland.

2. Promotes weight gain

Avocados are known to contain healthy fats, but if you eat too much avocado, you can gain weight. It should be noted that the avocado fruit has a high calorie content.

3. Causes liver dysfunction

Avocados contain two carcinogenic components – anethole and estragole, which can cause serious harm to the liver.

4. Reduces the effectiveness of drugs

Excessive use of avocados can reduce the effectiveness of anti-inflammatory drugs. Moreover, some substances contained in avocados, when interacting with drugs, can form toxic compounds that adversely affect the human body.

5. Causes gastrointestinal problems

Excessive consumption of avocados has been reported to cause stomach problems such as colic or bloating.

6. Causes an allergic reaction.

Eating avocados can trigger an allergic reaction such as swelling, eczema, or itching.

Avocados can also cause a serious allergic reaction in people who are allergic to latex or rubber because the fruit contains natural rubber.

7. Lowers cholesterol

It is known that some foods help lower cholesterol in the body. If a person needs to lower the level of “bad cholesterol” and increase the level of “good cholesterol,” then avocados are a bad option. It contains fats, so the use of avocados reduces the level of “good cholesterol” that the body needs.

8. Promotes blood thinning

Avocados contribute to thinning too thick blood. It is useful for patients with cardiovascular disease, as it prevents the formation of blood clots. However, avocados can lead to other negative health effects.

9. Increases potassium

Avocados contain a lot of potassium, which is ideal for those who are trying to raise the level of potassium in the body, but the use of avocados can lead to problems in those people who suffer from chronic diseases. High potassium levels can lead to serious health problems.


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