Amazing Uses for Avocados

Avocados are not only for making guacamole. Find out how else you can use this superfood to keep your body healthy.

Amazing Uses for Avocados

By Toni Gasparis

Avocados are rich in monounsaturated fats, which make them a fantastic food to eat to keep you healthy. But avocados can be used in many ways to soothe and nourish your body. From facial masks to food substitutes and everything in between, find out the new ways you can use avocados to enhance your life.

More: 50 Ways to Use Avocados

Soothing Facial Mask

The oil in avocados has anti-inflammatory properties to reduce redness and soothe your skin. Try mixing a mashed avocado with honey for a quick at-home facial mask. Apply it to your skin and rinse it off with warm water once the mask starts to harden.

Here's What to Say (& What Not to Say) If You See Signs of Dementia in a Loved One

Talking to them about it may be uncomfortable, but it's important not to put it off.

Tackling the issue of dementia when it affects someone near and dear is very difficult, and it is hard to know how to discuss the subject with your affected loved one. However, it is important not to put it off. Just try to make sure it is a gentle encounter — for both of you.

Here are the experts' recommendations on having the first talk.

Keep Reading Show less