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5 Facts About AvocadoNutrition May 17, 2013 - 8:51 am
WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW
#AVOCADO FACT – 1
A whole, medium-size avocado (about fiveounces) has 226 calories and contains about three grams of
protein and nine grams of fiber.
#AVOCADO FACT – 2
More than 80% of an avocado’s calories comes from fat, most of which are healthy, monounsaturated fats,
these fats are very important and will give you an extra punch of energy for your workout, it also helps to
reduce cholesterol levels.
#AVOCADO FACT – 3
A typical avocado contains 35% more potassium (684 milligrams vs. 505) than that of its yellow cousin the
Banana. Avocados are also a decent source of calcium and magnesium, crucial electrolytes for athletes because
of their role in muscle function and fluid balance.
#AVOCADO FACT – 4
Every avocado contains nearly 20 vitamins, minerals, and phytonutrients—nutrients derived from plant material
that provide a defense against cancers, heart disease, and signs of premature aging.
#AVOCADO FACT – 5
Regular consumption of healthy fats like the ones found in avocados has been shown to promote a boost in
testosterone and growth hormone production.