1. Avocados are a Nutrient Dense Food
Nutrient dense foods are those that provide substantial amounts of vitamins, minerals and other nutrients with relatively few calories. One-fifth of a medium avocado (1oz) has 50 calories and contributes nearly 20 vitamins and minerals, making it a great nutrient dense food choice.
2. Contains Good Fats
California Avocados are naturally sodium and cholesterol free.
3. Naturally Sodium and Cholesterol Free
The avocado is virtually the only fruit that contains monounsaturated fat – good fat!
4. A Unique Fruit
Avocados can act as a “nutrient booster” by helping increase the absorption of fat-soluble nutrients like Vitamins A, D, K and E.
5. Great for Babies and Kids
The avocado’s creamy consistency makes it one of the first fresh foods a baby can enjoy.