Avocados have a distinct nutrition profile with a wealth of vitamins and minerals such as
potassium, copper, vitamin E and vitamin C. Avocados can be a great contributor to a
well-rounded diet as they are an excellent source of dietary fat with necessary vitamins such as
vitamin K and Pantothenic Acid (vitamin B5).
Avocados contribute nearly 20 vitamins, minerals and other nutrients with one 50 g serving of a medium avocado providing the recommended Daily Value (DV) for vitamin E (6%), vitamin K (10%), fiber (11%), folate (10%), niacin (6%), and potassium (6%). More than just nutrients, avocados contain 136 micrograms of the carotenoids like lutein and zeaxanthin per 50 g serving which some research suggested may help maintain eye health as we age. Some of the other nutrients in one serving (1/3 medium avocado) are:
In a one-third medium avocado (50g), which represents a single serving, you’ll find: