Fresh avocado enhances absorption of essential nutrients and conversion of carotenoids to an active form of vitamin A

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New research: Fresh avocado enhances absorption of essential nutrients for healthy living

Study explores improvements in the absorption of vitamin A when avocados are eaten with tomatoes or carrots

IRVINE, Calif. (July 10, 2014) – Consuming a whole fresh avocado with either an orange-colored tomato sauce or raw carrots significantly enhanced provitamin A carotenoid (alpha- and beta-carotene) absorption and conversion of these carotenoids to an active form of vitamin A, according to new research (1) published in The Journal of Nutrition.

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