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Calories in One Small Avocado

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Dakota Karratti has been writing fitness and health articles since 2010. Her work has appeared in the "Salisbury University Flyer" and "WomanScope NewsMagazine." Karratti has been a Certified Nursing Assistant in Delaware since 2008. She is currently enrolled in The University of Alabama's Nutrition and Food Science BS program.
Calories in One Small Avocado
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As a nutrient-dense food, the avocado is a significant source of various vitamins and minerals. Avocados provide your body with almost 20 vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients. This green fruit can be eaten with sweet potato, spinach, carrots and mango to help boost vitamin A absorption.

Calorie Distribution

One whole avocado is about five ounces and contains five servings of the fruit. A whole avocado contains about 260 calories and 207 of those calories are from total fat, the majority of which is monounsaturated, or "healthy" fat. Another 52 calories come from the 13 grams of total carbohydrates. Of the remaining few calories, fewer than 5 percent of the total calorie distribution, are from protein.

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