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Know About Avocado Nutrition, Uses and Side Effects

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Avocados are pear-shaped fruit with a rich and creamy flavor.  They are also called 'Alligator pears because of their shape and leathery appearance of their skin. It is available in many varieties and the most popular of all is the creamy Hass variety. In this article we will tell you about the avocado nutritional facts, uses and its side effects.

Avocado Nutrition

NUTRIENTS - QUANTITY (PER 100 GRAMS)

  • Water (g) 3

  • Energy (kcal) 167

  • Energy (kcal) 148

  • Protein (g) 96

  • Total Fat (g) 4

  • Ash (g) 66

  • Carbohydrate (g) 64

  • Fiber (g) 80

  • Total Sugar (g) 30

  • Starch (g)  11

MINERALS

  • Calcium (mg) 0

  • Iron (mg)  61

  • Magnesium (mg) 0

  • Phosphorus (mg) 0

  • Potassium (mg) 507

  • Sodium (mg) 0

  • Zinc (mg)  68

  • Copper (mg) 17

  • Manganese (mg) 15

  • Selenium (ug) 40

VITAMINS AND PHYTOCHEMICALS

  • Vitamin C (mg) 80

  • Thiamine (mg) 08

  • Riboflavin (mg) 14

  • Niacin (mg)  91

  • Pantothenic acid (mg) 1.46

  • Vitamin B6 (mg) 29

  • Folate, food (μg) 0

  • Choline, total (mg) 2

  • Betaine (mg) 7

  • Vitamin B-12 (μg)  0

  • Vitamin A (μg RAE) 0

  • Carotene, beta (μg) 0

  • Carotene, alpha (μg) 0

  • Cryptoxanthine, beta (μg) 0

  • Lutein + zxathine (μg) 271

  • Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol), mg 97

  • Tocopherol, beta (mg) 04

  • Tocopherol, Gamma (mg) 32

  • Tocopherol, Delta (mg) 02

  • Vitamin K1 (phylloquinone) (μg) 0

LIPID

  • Fatty acid total saturated (g) 13

  • Fatty acid, total monounsaturated (g) 80

  • Fatty acid, total polyunsaturated (g) 82

  • Cholesterol (mg) 0

  • Stigmasterol (mg) 0

  • Campsetrol (mg) 0

  • Beta-sitosterol (mg) 0

After knowing about the nutrients present in avocado, learn how and when to eat this fruit.

Avocado Use

Avocado is a special fruit that can be consumed in many ways. You can eat it by adding in your smoothies, bread toast, soup or other desserts. Below we have given some delicious dishes that can be made with avocados.

  • Eat avocado with bread omelette at breakfast in the morning.

  • Avocado can be added to fruit salad.

  • You can add avocado in a grill bread sandwich.

  • You can also make and eat avocado french fries.

  • Use pickled avocado in salads or sandwiches.

  • You can also make avocado ice cream.

  • You can also add avocado to your breakfast pan cake.

Avocado Side effects

Avocado is a beneficial fruit that can benefit you in many ways, but can also be harmful if consumed carelessly. Here are the side effects of avocado;

  • Avocado is high in fat, so it is also used to increase weight. If you are suffering from obesity, then avoid excessive intake of it.

  • Those whose skin is very sensitive may complain of allergic reactions by eating it.



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