In this article from Mother Nature Network, all the benefits of tasty avocados are detailed. Here are some highlights:
One serving of avocado (about 1/5 of an avocado) contains only 50 calories, 4.5 grams of fat, no cholesterol, and nearly 20 nutrients. Some of these include potassium, vitamin K, folate, several B vitamins and vitamin C.
Avocados contain 60% more potassium than a banana.
Avocados have a high fiber content, which is very important for any balanced diet.
The fat contained in avocados is the good kind of fat. Monounsaturated fat helps lower bad cholesterol and raise good cholesterol levels.
Plus, avocados are delicious and super versatile! Read the article for more information about these often under appreciated fruits!