INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT AVACADOS
Avocados are rich in monounsaturated fat, which is easily burned for energy.
Avocados are a good source of vitamin K, dietary fiber, vitamin B6, vitamin C, folate and copper. Avocados are also a good source of potassium.
Avacados have the highest fat content of any of the fruits, a medium sized avacado contains 30gr fat, however 20 grams of this fat are health promoting monounsaturated fats.
One cup of avocado has 23% of the Daily Value for folate, important for heart health.
An avocado has more than twice as much potassium as a banana.
Avocados contain oleic acid, a monounsaturated fat that may help to lower cholesterol.
Carotenoid and tocopherols contained in avocado have been studied and found to inhibit the growth of some forms of prostate cancer cells.
Mixing avocado with fresh carrot juice makes a delicious, creamy salad dressing.
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