Not only are avocados Paleo, they can be a caveman’s best friend. Packed with nutrients and healthy saturated and monounsaturated fat, this rich, buttery fruit can be added to eggs, salad, or a lettuce wrap to make your meal more filling. When baking, some people use avocado in place of butter at a one-to-one ratio to get a treat that is completely dairy-free.
Since avocados are full of healthy oil, you can also buy avocado oil and use it wherever you would use oil in your cooking. It’s particularly handy when making your own mayonnaise.
Studies have shown that eating avocados can lower total cholesterol by raising HDL and lowering LDL. Avocados have also been studied for their possible beneficial effect on diabetes and cancer. Mark Sisson also advises consuming avocados in the winter to avoid dry skin.