One small avocado (100 grams) has 160 calories and contributes nearly 20 vitamins and minerals, making it a heart-healthy choice to help meet nutrient needs.
Also, the body needs some dietary fat in moderation to help with absorption of nutrients, and good fats like those in avocados do not raise LDL (bad) cholesterol levels. Avocado is the only fruit that provides a substantial amount of healthy monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA).
Here is the nutrition information for a small (100-gram) avocado:
Here is the portion of minimum daily uptake for other compounds:
Vitamin C: 4%
Vitamin B: 6%
Vitamin E: 6%
Vitamin K: 10%
Pantothenic acid: 15%
Now that you know all these nutrition facts about avocados, will you be growing and eating more of them? Please tell us what you think.