Avocado has 227 calories per avocado or 167 calories for every 100 grams. Most of its calories are from fat and carbohydrates.
77 percent 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. Avocado is cholestrol free. Most of the fat in avocado are healthier unsaturated fats:
There is no significant amounts of
cholestrol 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: