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California Avocados

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California Avocados review: 75 facts and highlights

California Avocados
California Avocados
84
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Why is California Avocados better than the average?

  • more proteins per 100g
    1.96gvs0.92g
  • smaller amount of sugars per 100g
    0.3gvs8.92g
  • more lipids per 100g
    15.41gvs0.38g
  • more food energy (kcal) per 100g
    167kcalvs56.89kcal
  • more iron content per 100g
    0.61mgvs0.39mg
  • more food energy (kJ) per 100g
    697kJvs238.02kJ
  • less sucrose content per 100g
    0.06gvs2.01g
  • more dietary fiber per 100g
    6.8gvs2.79g

Top nutrition facts and health benefits

General values

1. more proteins per 100g

1.96g

Proteins are essential for a healthy, balanced diet. The recommended daily dose is 0.8-1g of protein per 1 kg of body weight.

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2.8g

2. less cholesterol per 100g

0mg

Cholesterol is a lipid essential for producing hormones and takes two forms: LDL, or bad cholesterol, and HDL, good cholesterol. LDL (low-density lipoprotein) contributes to plaque, which can clog arteries and increases the risk of strokes and heart attacks. HDL (high-density lipoprotein) removes LDL from the arteries and carries it to the liver to be broken down.

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0mg

3. more lipids per 100g

15.41g

Lipids are essential for a healthy, balanced diet. They provide energy and also play a key role in the production of hormones and cell membranes, as well as in the absorption of nutrients and fat-soluble vitamins.

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California Avocados

15.41g

4. more food energy (kcal) per 100g

167kcal

The amount of food energy in kilocalories (kcal) per 100g. The minimum daily requirement is approximately 1,800 kcal (according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations).

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Tamarind

239kcal

5. more food energy (kJ) per 100g

697kJ

The amount of food energy in kiloJoules (kJ) per 100g. The minimum daily requirement is approximately 7,500 kJ (according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations).

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Tamarind

1000kJ

6. higher water content per 100g

72.33g

Foods with high water content help you stay hydrated. Water also helps transporting nutrients and oxygen throughout the body.

Best

Acerola Juice

94.3g

Sugars

1. smaller amount of sugars per 100g

0.3g

The total amount of sugars, including glucose, fructose, galactose, sucrose, lactose, maltose, and trehalose. A sugar-heavy diet can cause metabolic dysfunctions.

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California Avocados

0.3g

2. more glucose per 100g

0.08g

Glucose, also known as blood sugar, is the main source of energy.

Best

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9.48g

3. more carbohydrates per 100g

8.64g

Carbohydrates are composed of carbon, oxygen and hydrogen, and are divided in 4 groups: oligosaccharides (glycose), monosaccharides and disaccharides which are sugars and serve as a quick source of energy, while polysaccharides, like starches serve for storing energy.

Best

Tamarind

62.5g

4. less sucrose content per 100g

0.06g

Sucrose, also known as table sugar, is composed out of glucose and fructose. Sucrose is rich in calories, but doesn’t have a high nutritional value.

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Florida Avocados

0g

5. less fructose per 100g

0.08g

Fructose, also called fruit sugar, is a monosaccharide which is absorbed directly into the bloodstream. Consuming too much fructose can cause high blood pressure.

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California Avocados

0.08g

6. more galactose content per 100g

0.08g

Galactose is one of the monosaccharides found in lactose. It is less sweet than glucose and contributes to the proper functioning of the immune system.

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Sweet Cherry

0.59g

Minerals

1. more iron content per 100g

0.61mg

Iron is found in hemoglobin, which represents approximately 2 thirds of the body’s iron reserve.

Best

Tamarind

2.8mg

2. more calcium content per 100g

13mg

Calcium is a mineral which is very important for bone health. The recommended daily dose for adults is approximately 1000mg per day.

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Hibiscus

215mg

3. more magnesium per 100g

29mg

Magnesium is an important mineral for bone development and helps the proper functioning of various metabolic processes, like activating the enzymes that help in energy production.

Best

Tamarind

92mg

4. more sodium per 100g

8mg

Sodium helps regulate the water level in the cells, especially in the kidneys. The amount of sodium consumed also influences blood pressure.

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Strawberry Guava

37mg

5. more phosphorus per 100g

54mg

Phosphorus is the second most abundant mineral found in the human body, after calcium. It helps cellular reproduction and contributes to the growth and repair of tissues.

Best

Tamarind

113mg

6. more manganese per 100g

0.15mg

Manganese is a trace mineral that assists in bone formation, skin integrity and assists the enzymes that control blood sugar.

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Lime

8mg

Vitamins

1. more vitamin A (IU) per 100g

147IU

Vitamin A is a fat soluble vitamin that comes in various forms. It is primarily important in maintaining healthy vision and the development of bones, soft tissues and skin. IU (International Units) is the unit of measurement that almost all food labels use.

Best

Cantaloupe Melon

3382IU

2. more vitamin B12 per 100g

0µg

Vitamin B12 (cobalamin) is important for maintaining the health of the nervous system. It works closely with folate (vitamin B9) in the production of red blood cells and the processing of iron.

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0.08µg

3. more vitamin C per 100g

8.8mg

Also known as ascorbic acid and L-ascorbic acid, vitamin C helps strengthen the immune system and is commonly used to prevent viral infectious diseases.

Best

Acerola

1677.6mg

4. more vitamin A (RAE) per 100g

7µg

Vitamin A is a fat-soluble vitamin that is primarily important for maintaining healthy vision. It also acts as an antioxidant and is important for the health of teeth, bones, soft tissues and skin. RAE (Retinol Activity Equivalent) is the unit of measurement the scientific community prefers.

Best

Cantaloupe Melon

169µg

5. more riboflavin per 100g

0.14mg

Ribolflavin (vitamin B2) is one of the most important vitamins from the B complex series. It is necessary for breaking down carbohydrates and for processing amino acids and fats.

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Muscadine Grape

1.5mg

6. more niacin per 100g

1.91mg

Niacin or vitamin B3 aids the body by lowering cholesterol and triglycerides (fat). Like other vitamins from the B complex series, it also helps convert carbohydrates into glucose.

Best

Groundcherry

2.8mg

Amino acids

1. more valine per 100g

0.1g

Valine is an essential amino acid promoting normal growth, tissue repair, blood sugar regulation, muscle coordination, emotions and mental vigor. It helps maintaining proper nitrogen balance in the body and can serve as an energy source for muscle tissues.

Best

Tangerine Juice

8g

2. more tryptophan per 100g

0.03g

Tryptophan is an essential amino acid that the body needs for growth, for creating the sleep hormone melatonin, the neurotransmitter serotonin and for the synthesis of vitamin B3.

Best

Orange

9g

3. more isoleucine per 100g

0.08g

Isoleucine is an essential amino acid, important for the the synthesis of hemoglobin, the regulation and stabilization of blood sugars and energy levels, and tissue repair.

Best

White Grapefruit (California)

9g

4. more leucine per 100g

0.14g

Leucine is an essential amino acid for adipose, muscle and liver tissues. It stimulates protein synthesis, protecting muscles from stress and is important for regulating blood sugar and stimulating insulin release, which is important for building muscles.

Best

Guava

0.17g

5. more lysine per 100g

0.13g

Lysine is an essential amino acid that helps the body absorb calcium and has a crucial role in collagen formation.

Best

Orange Juice

9g

6. more methionine per 100g

0.04g

Methionine is an essential amino acid that plays an important role in synthesizing other proteins, forming cartilage tissues, dissolving fat and reducing fat in the liver. It has an anti-inflammatory and pain relieving effect and strengthens hair and nail structure.

Best

Navel Orange

9g

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