Grower = WA
The avocado is a rather unique type of fruit.
The avocado is colloquially known as the Alligator Pear, reflecting its shape and the leather-like appearance of its skin.
Most fruit consists primarily of carbohydrate, while avocado is high in healthy fats. The ability of avocado to help prevent unwanted inflammation is absolutely unquestioned in the world of health research.
The term "anti-inflammatory" is a term that truly applies to this delicious food.
Avocados are very nutritious and contain a wide variety of nutrients, including 20 different vitamins and minerals.
Here are some of the most abundant nutrients, in a single 100 gram serving:
Vitamin K: 26% of the RDA.
Folate: 20% of the RDA.
Vitamin C: 17% of the RDA.
Potassium: 14% of the RDA.
Vitamin B5: 14% of the RDA.
Vitamin B6: 13% of the RDA.
Vitamin E: 10% of the RDA.
Plus they contain small amounts of Magnesium, Manganese, Copper, Iron, Zinc, Phosphorous, Vitamin A, B1 (Thiamine), B2 (Riboflavin) and B3 (Niacin).