One Major Side Effect of Eating Avocado Toast

Whether it's a staple in your breakfast routine or your favorite on-the-go lunch, avocado toast is a tasty—and trendy—meal.

Loaded with complex carbs, healthy fat, and protein, this easy-to-prepare meal is a great way to stay satisfied for hours at a time.

One surprising side effect of eating avocado toast that you might not realize you're getting, according to experts. Eating avocado toast could be the first step toward making your heart healthier


"Whole grain bread consumption is associated with an approximately 20% lower risk of coronary heart disease and cardiovascular disease

An approximately 19% lower risk of type 2 diabetes, an approximately 10 to 15% lower risk of cancer, and an approximately 20% lower risk of death from any cause,"

Journal of the American Heart Association found that, among a group of 45 otherwise healthy overweight and obese adults, eating an avocado per day in conjunction with a moderate-fat diet

Was associated with greater reductions in LDL cholesterol and non-HDL cholesterol than those who consumed a moderate-fat diet without avocado. "Our results demonstrate

That avocados have beneficial effects on cardio‐metabolic risk factors that extend beyond their heart‐healthy fatty acid profile," the study's authors concluded.

"Avocado toast is a great source of fiber, with both foods delivering plenty of it," says Melendez-Klinger, who says that topping your toast with additional vegetables 

who consumed the highest amounts of dietary fiber had significantly reduced rates of both cardiovascular disease and heart disease-related death.