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Buen Sabor Wednesday-Ensalada de Aguacate y Piña (Avocado & Pineapple Salad)

Submitted by on April 1, 2009 - 10:30 am

Spring is here! So why not enjoy a yummy and refreshing Ensalada de Aguacate y Piña?

Did you know that avocados are considered to be an almost complete food? Avocados are native to Central America and have been cultivated for thousands of years, they are rich in potassium and vitamin A. Avocados are also used traditionally to heal skin problems. The pulp is also believed to be both anti-bacterial and anti-fungal. And in certain parts of the world babies are even weaned using mashed avocado.

Did you know that one of the benefits of pineapple is that it helps to build healthy bones? Just one cup of pineapple provides 73% of the daily recommended amount of manganese, a trace mineral that is needed for your body to build bone and connective tissue. The benefits of pineapple can effect the growth of bones in young people and the strengthening of bones in older people.

Did you also know that pineapple can help with a cough or cold? The benefits of pineapple when you have a cold or cough are the same as the benefits of orange juice, but there is an additional benefit of pineapple. Bromelain, which is found in pineapples, has been found to help suppress coughs and loosen mucus.

¡Buen provecho y salud!

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  • Anonymous says:
    December 20, 2009 at 4:29 am

    blah me when i dont take ten hours to straighten my hair! Ana you always have the best contests !

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