Hass, Sharwil, Fuerte, Cocktail, Bacon, Hazzard, Pinkerton, Rincon, Shepard, Wurtz, Reed.
A tropical fruit with a single large pit, spherical to pear shape, smooth to rough-textured skin with a green to purplish color and yellow to green flesh with a buttery texture and high unsaturated fat content; generally used like a vegetable and consumed raw; also known as an alligator pear.
Avocados are a good source of vitamins B6, E and folic acid and are a useful source of vitamin C and potassium. Avocados also contain some B2, B3 and the essential fatty acid, linoleic acid. 820kJ/100g.
Avocados do not contain cholesterol. Cholesterol is present in animal fats not in fruit and vegetables. Avocados contain mono-unsaturated fats that help lower blood cholesterol levels.
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