Avocado - Home Remedies and Beauty Tips Glossary

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Also known as the “alligator pear” is packed with over 14 vitamins and minerals. They are rich in vitamin E and antioxidant too.

Avocado pulp mixed with an egg yolk and applied on hair brings on a superb shine and softness to the hair.

The avocado pulp applied on the face for 20 minutes hydrates and softens the skin.

When slices of Avocado are placed on eyes, they reduce the puffiness and add a sparkle to tired eyes.

Eaten as a fruit it burns body fat and helps in reducing weight.

Avocados, raw, all commercial varieties - Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 100 grams
Amount Per Serving
Calories 160Calories from Fat 123
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15g 23 %
   Saturated Fat 2g 11 %
   Trans Fat ~
Cholesterol 0mg 0  %
Sodium 7mg 0 %
Total Carbohydrate 9g 3  %
   Dietary Fiber 6.7g 27 %
   Sugar 1g
Protein 2g 4 %
Vitamin A 3%  Vitamin C 17%
Calcium 1%  Iron 3%
*Percent Daily Values (%DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie reference diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower based on your individual needs.
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Nutrition summary

Calories

160

Fat

122.7 g

Carbs

30.7 g

Protein

6.7 g
Avocados, raw, all commercial varieties
Percent breakdown of 160 total Calories (kcal)
Protein 4.2% (2 g x 3.4 Kcal/g = 6.7 kcal)
Fat 76.69% (14.66 g x 8.37 Kcal/g = 122.7 kcal)
Carbohydrate 19.19% (8.53 g x 3.6 Kcal/g = 30.71 kcal)

Vitamins

Nutrient Amount %DV
Betaine 0.7 mcg
Carotene, alpha 24 mcg
Carotene, beta 62  mcg
Choline 14.2 mg
Cryptoxanthin, beta 28  mcg
Folate, DFE 81  mcg 20.25 %
Folate, food 81  mcg 20.25 %
Folate, total 81  mcg 20.25 %
Folic acid 0  mcg
Lutein + zeaxanthin 271 mcg
Lycopene 0  mcg
Niacin 1.74  mg 8.69 %
Pantothenic acid 1.39 mg 13.89 %
Retinol 0  mcg
Riboflavin 0.13  mg 7.65 %
Thiamin 0.07 mg 4.47 %
Tocopherol, beta 0.05 mg
Tocopherol, delta 0.02 mg
Tocopherol, gamma 0.33 mg
Vitamin A 146  IU 2.92 %
Vitamin B12 0 mcg 0 %
Vitamin B6 0.26 mg 12.85 %
Vitamin C 10 mg 16.67 %
Vitamin D 0 IU 0 %
Vitamin E 2.07 mg 6.9 %
Vitamin K 21  mcg 26.25 %

Protein and Amino Acids

Nutrient Amount %DV
Protein 2 g 4 %
Essential Aminos
Histidine 0.05 g
Isoleucine 0.08 g
Leucine 0.14 g
Lysine 0.13 g
Methionine 0.04 g
Phenylalanine 0.1 g
Threonine 0.07 g
Tryptophan 0.02 g
Valine 0.11 g
Non-essential Aminos
Arginine 0.09 g
Alanine 0.11 g
Aspartic acid 0.24 g
Cystine 0.03 g
Glutamic acid 0.29 g
Glycine 0.1 g
Hydroxyproline ~
Proline 0.1 g
Serine 0.11 g
Tyrosine 0.05 g
Methionine 0.04 g
Phenylalanine 0.1 g

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