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Avocado

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About Avocado

Avocados have diverse fats. For a typical avocado:

  • About 75% of an avocado's calories come from fat, most of which is monounsaturated fat.
  • On a 100 g basis, avocados have 35% more potassium (485 mg) than bananas (358 mg). They are rich in B vitamins, as well as vitamin E and vitamin K.[30]
  • Avocados have a high fiber content of 75% insoluble and 25% soluble fiber.

High avocado intake was shown in one preliminary study to lower blood cholesterol levels. Specifically, after a seven-day diet rich in avocados, mild hypercholesterolemia patients showed a 17% decrease in total serum cholesterol levels. These subjects also showed a 22% decrease in both harmful cholesterol and triglyceride levels and 11% increase in helpful cholesterol levels.

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