History of Avocado

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The tree grows to 20 m (66 ft), with alternately arranged leaves 12-25cm(4.7-9.8 in) long. The flowers are inconspicuous, greenish-yellow,5-10mm (0.2-0.4)wide. The pear-shaped fruit is 7-20cm(2.8-7.9 in) long, weighs between 100 and 1,000 g(3.5 and 35.3 0z),and has a large central seed,5-6.4 cm (2.0-2.5 in) long. Nutrients and fat composition A typical serving of avocado (100 g) is moderate to rich in several B vitamins and B vitamins and vitamins K, with good content of vitamin C, vitamin E and potassium. Avocado also contains phytosterols and caroteniods, such as lute in and zeaxanthin. Avocados have diverse fats. For a typical avocado: About 75% of an avocado’s energy comes from fat, most of which (67% of total fat)is monounsaturated fat oleic acid. The saturated fat content amount to 14% of the total fat

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The tree grows to 20 m (66 ft), with alternately arranged leaves 12–25 cm (4.7–9.8 in) long.

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The  flowers are inconspicuous, greenish-yellow, 5–10 mm (0.2–0.4 in) wide.

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The pear-shaped fruit is 7–20 cm (2.8–7.9 in) long, weighs between 100 and 1,000 g (3.5 and 35.3 oz), and has a large central seed, 5–6.4 cm (2.0–2.5 in) long.

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A typical serving of avocado (100 g) is moderate to rich in several B vitamins and vitamin K, with good content of vitamin C,  vitamin E  and  potassium

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Avocados also contain  phytosterols  and  carotenoids , such as  lutein and zeaxanthin .

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About 75% of an avocado's energy comes from fat, most of which (67% of total fat) is monounsaturated fat as oleic acid.

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The saturated fat content amounts to 14% of the total fat.

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