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REDUCE THE FAT

Spread a serving of fresh avocado on sandwiches, toast or crackers instead of other spreads to help reduce your intake of calories, less fat, saturated fat and sodium.

Click here to get Step by Step directions for our Easy Avocado Spread.

Using avocado in dips instead of other typical dip ingredients can also help reduce your intake of calories, fat, saturated fat and sodium.

Just have a look at the chart below.

 

Fresh
Avocados

Butter,
Salted

Sour
Cream

Cheddar
Cheese

Mayonnaise,
with Salt

Portion
(1 ounce)

2 Tbsp. or
2-3 Thin Slices

2 Tbsp.

2 Tbsp.

1 Slice

2 Tbsp.

Calories

50

204

60

114

109

Total Fat (g)

4.5

23

6

9.4

9.4

Sat Fat (g)

0.5

14.6

3.7

6

1.4

Cholesterol (mg)

0

61

13

30

7

Sodium (mg)

0

164

15

176

199

Reference: USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 18 (2005) and FDA Food Labeling Guidelines for Voluntary Nutrition Labeling of Raw Fruits, Vegetable and Fish (Vol. 71, No. 159); Appendix C to Part 101 – Nutrition Facts for Raw Fruits and Vegetables (2006).

Nutritional values are for the item listed only; not as consumed with other foods or ingredients.