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Question:

From Potsdam, New York, USA:

What is the nutritional value of avocados (fat, saturated fat, cholesterol etc.)?

Answer:

A medium California avocado contains 306 calories: 12 grams of carbohydrate, 3.6 grams of protein, 30 grams of fat (88% of the calories come from fat). It has 0 cholesterol, 3.5 grams of polyunsaturated fat and 4.5 grams of saturated fat.

A medium Florida avocado contains 339 calories: 27 grams of carbohydrate, 4.8 grams of protein, 27 grams of fat (72% of the calories come from fat). It has 0 cholesterol, 4.5 grams of polyunsaturated fat and 5.3 grams of saturated fat.

JM

Original posting 21 Jun 1998
Posted to Meal Planning, Food and Diet

  
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