Anti-Inflammatory Properties from 10 Health Benefits of Avocados (Slideshow)

10 Health Benefits of Avocados (Slideshow)

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Anti-Inflammatory Properties

Certain fats in avocado, called phytosterols, have anti-inflammatory abilities, and are especially helpful when it comes to arthritis. Avocado’s polyhydroxylated fatty alcohols (PFAs) have also been found to provide anti-inflammatory benefits, particularly in the stomach area.