10 negative effects of avocado that will shock you

Avocado is a nutritious fruit that does not miss in most peoples’ daily meals. Besides, its sweet tasty is a reason enough to crave for more. The fruit contains useful fats that play several health benefits to the body. However, if taken in excess, it may result into some health complications. Let us discover the negative effects of avocado now.

Negative effects of avocado
Eating avocado fruits in excess may cause health complications

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Do you take avocado every day? Eating these fruits in moderate amounts is recommended. This is because consuming them in excessive amounts may affect the body in many ways.

10 negative effects of avocado that you did not know

Have you been thinking about the negative effects of avocado? Here is what you should know now.

1. Liver damage

One of the negative effects of avocado is that they can damage your liver. Avocados, especially the Mexican type contain estragole and anethole elements that have shown the ability to damage the liver. Besides, some types of avocado oil may cause liver health complications.

2. Lowers HDL cholesterol levels

Despite the fact that avocados have good fats, taking them in excess may result into health problems to your body. Avocados are rich in beta-sitosterol compound, which absorbs HDL cholesterol. Therefore, consuming them in excess may lower your HDL cholesterol type that is crucial to the body.

3. Latex intolerance

If you are sensitive to latex, then you should consider not eating this fruit. This is because avocados increase serum IgE antibodies levels in the body that cause allergic reactions.

4. May lead to weight gain

Avocados contain healthy fats that help the body in many ways. However, consuming them in huge amounts may lead to weight gain since they are loaded with high levels of calories. Avoid these negative effects of avocado by eating them in moderate amounts.

5. May cause skin allergies

Allergies are a common condition among people. Those with this condition may experience serious reactions whenever they consume avocado. The common symptoms of these allergic reactions include itching, swollen skin, hives and eczema.

6. May affect the effectiveness of drugs

Causing medicinal infectiveness is among the negative effects of avocado. According to experts, taking this fruit in huge amounts when under medication may interfere with the anti-inflammatory effect on your body. Besides, consuming avocado in excess may lead to blood thinning.

7. Increases effects in hypersensitive people

Avocado fruit is not good for people suffering from hypersensitivity. This is because it increases effects and intensity of hypersensitivity as well as cause some reactions on the skin.

8. Cause adverse effects such as migraines

Avocado contains tyramine, a product that breaks down amino acid tyrosine, associated with migraine headache. Also, eating the fruit in excess may cause other adverse effects like flu, vomiting, fever, nausea, paralysis, drowsiness and gastrointestinal disorder.

9. Stomach upset

According to experts, consuming these fruits in excess may cause stomach upset. This is because the fermentable carbohydrates in avocados trigger the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) such as bloating and diarrhea.

10. Not good for pregnant and breast feeding women

As much as most pregnant women crave for avocado, they should be aware of its side effects. These fruits can reduce milk production as well as cause damage to the mammary gland. Moreover, the babies’ stomachs are very sensitive to ingest avocado.

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The above are the major negative effects of avocado to the body. Consider taking the fruit in moderate amounts and stay healthy always. Remember that your health matters to us.



I am an actress at Ndizi Tv and fun fair writer at Kenyan Moves News and Media Website.