- Avocados are the good fat!
-Avocados have 60% more potassium than bananas
-Avocados are excellent sources of Vitamins C and E
-Avocados have 4 times the amount of a phytosterol called Beta-Sitosterol than common fruits and double the amount than whole foods. Beta-Sitosterol reduces blood cholesterol levels
-Avocados are rich in antioxidants to prevent certain types of cancer and heart disease
Reference: Becoming vegan: the complete guide to adopting a healthy plant-based diet by Brenda Davis, R.D. and Vesanto Melina, M. Sc., R.D