It is not only delicious, but also fully loaded of nutrients.
Most of the fat contained in an avocado is monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fat, in the form of oleic acid. Monounsaturated fat is considered to be a “good fat” which reduces levels of bad cholesterol in your blood and lowers your risk of stroke and heart disease.
An average avocado contains around 4 grams of protein, which is much more than most other fruits.
The sugar content in avocados is low when compared to other fruits. Half an avocado contains approximately 0.2 g of sugar.
Vitamins and minerals
Avocados are an excellent source of potassium (containing more per weight than bananas). Rich in vitamin K, Vitamin B9, vitamin B6, vitamin B5 vitamin C, vitamin D and vitamin E.
A medium avocado contains 11 grams of fiber, which is close to half of the daily-recommended minimum intake.