Avocado Nutrition

A versatile & healthy fruit with a variety of benefits
Nutrient Rich • Heart Healthy

Avocados and Healthy Living

Avocados can play a role in healthy living and nutrient-dense lifestyles, including acting as a “nutrient booster” by helping the body to better absorb fat-soluble nutrients from foods that are eaten with the fruit.

Many factors affect heart disease. Eating avocados as part of a diet low in saturated fat and cholesterol may reduce the risk.
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Simple Ways to Eat an Avocado a Day

Helping Americans Increase Fruit, Good Fats, and Fiber Intake. Dietary fiber from fruits, as part of an overall healthy diet, helps reduce blood cholesterol levels and may lower risk of heart disease. Learn about simple ways to add an avocado to your diet.

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Recipe Makeovers: Substituting with Avocados

So versatile, fresh avocados can be used as a substitute or addition in any meal or dish. See how avocados can makeover any recipe during the day from breakfast to dinner.

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Avocado Salad Nutrition

Salads are actually one of the top ways Americans enjoy avocados – outside of guacamole of course. Fresh and easy to make, salads are a versatile dish in themselves. Learn what ingredients to consider when building your salad that will add nutrient value.

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Spread on Nutrition with Fresh Avocados

Want to reduce your intake of saturated fat and cholesterol? Try substituting fresh avocado in sandwiches, on toast or as a spread in place of many other popular foods to reduce your intake of saturated fat, cholesterol, sodium and calories.

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Growing Up with Avocados

Baby’s early foods provide the building blocks for future nutritional health.

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Avocados, Good Fats and Heart Health

Take Your Heart’s Health to Heart. Choose Avocados for Your Healthy Eating Plan. The avocado is virtually the only fruit that has monounsaturated fat.

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Avocados & Carbohydrates

Carbohydrates are one of three macronutrients (protein and fat are the other two) and are classified as simple or complex. Simple carbohydrates include sugars like glucose, fructose (fruit sugar) and sucrose (table sugar). Complex carbohydrates include starches and fiber. The primary function of carbohydrates (except fiber) is to provide energy for the body, especially the brain and the nervous system.

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Avocados, Pregnancy & Babies

From Pregnancy to First Food to School-Age and Adulthood: Avocados are a Great Food to Grow with

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Avocados & Sugar

Avocados are a single-seeded berry in fact despite often being confused as vegetable. Moreover, not only are avocados sugar-free per serving they also have the least amount of sugar per serving than any other fresh fruit