Avocado Ripe n Ready x 4 - Avocado's are an excellent food, loaded with nutrients, many of which are lacking in the modern diet.
The avocado is a rather unique fruit -while most fruit consists primarily of carbohydrate, avocado is high in healthy fats. These days, the avocado has become an incredibly popular food among health-conscious individuals. It’s often referred to as a super-food, which is not surprising given its health properties
They’re weight loss friendly, heart healthy and, last but not least, taste incredible.
Avocados are very nutritious and contain a wide variety of nutrients, including 20 different vitamins and minerals.
Here are some of the most abundant nutrients, in a single 3.5-ounce (100-gram) serving:
- Vitamin K: 26% of the daily value (DV)
- Folate: 20% of the DV
- Vitamin C: 17% of the DV
- Potassium: 14% of the DV
- Vitamin B5: 14% of the DV
- Vitamin B6: 13% of the DV
- Vitamin E: 10% of the DV
- It also contains small amounts of magnesium, manganese, copper, iron, zinc, phosphorous and vitamins A, B1 (thiamine), B2 (riboflavin) and B3 (niacin).
This is coming with 160 calories, 2 grams of protein and 15 grams of healthy fats. Although it contains 9 grams of carbs, 7 of those are fiber, so there are only 2 net carbs, making this a low-carb friendly plant food.
Avocados do not contain any cholesterol or sodium and are low in saturated fat. A definite favourite of the Ketogenic diet.
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