Avocado has 227 calories per avocado or 167 calories for every 100 grams. Most of its calories are from fat and carbohydrates.
77% of calories in avocado are from fat, 19% of calories are from carbohydrates and 4% of calories are from protein.
About 19% the calories in avocado are from carbohydrates.
The carbs in avocado are mostly in the form of dietary fiber, sugar and starch (95%, 4% and 1%)
. An excellent high-fiber food, a single avocado contains 37% of recommended daily values or 9.2 grams of dietary fiber.
- Dietary fiber: 9.2 g
- Sugar: 0.4 g
- Starch: 0.1 g
The majority, or 77% of the calories in Avocado are from fat. Avocado is high in total fat
, with 21 grams or 33% of recommended daily values per avocado. Most of the fat in avocado are healthier unsaturated fats.
Avocado is cholesterol free and trans-fat free
There is no significant amounts of
trans fat in avocado.
- Total fat: 21 g
- Saturated fat: 2.9 g
- Monounsaturated fat: 13.3 g
- Polyunsaturated fat: 2.5 g
Avocado is a source of healthy omega-3 fatty acids, containing a total of 0.17 grams for every avocado. It contains significant amounts of alpha linoleic acid.
- alpha linoleic acid: 0.17 g
Also a good source of omega-6 fatty acids, every avocado of avocado contains a total of 2.3 grams of omega-6. In addition, a large portion of the omega-6 in avocado comes from linolenic acid - the only essential omega-6 fatty acid.
The omega-6 to omega-3 ratio in avocado is 13.4: 1.
Some other fruits or fruit juices with similar calories to avocado by weight: