The average avocado contains 300 calories and 30 grams of healthy polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fat.
Avocados have the highest protein content of any fruit.
Avocados contain more potassium than bananas.
One avocado contains 81 mcg of lutein. Lutein protects against macular degeneration and cataracts. source
Avocados have been shown to inhibit the growth of prostate cancer.
Avocados are high in oleic acid which has been shown to prevent breast cancer in numerous studies.
Avocados are high in beta-sitosterol, a compound that has been shown to lower cholesterol levels.
Avocados are the best fruit source for vitamin E. source
Percent Daily Values (%DV) for one Avocado
Percent Daily Values (%DV) are for adults or children aged 4 or older, and are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs. source