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Avocados are high in fat but don’t be scared of them. The fat in avocados are actually good for you and here is why. Avocados have mostly monounsaturated fat which lowers cholesterol. Monounsaturated fat like the kind found in avocados has been linked to a reduced risk of cancer and diabetes. Avocados are also high in beta-sitosterol. Beta-sitosterol is a natural substance that is highly protective of the prostate. Avocados also contain lutein which is a natural antioxidant that helps your eyes stay healthy while maintaining the health of your skin. Avocados are also a great source of fiber and potassium.

Nutritional facts (1 Haas avocado):

Calories: 250

Fat(g) 22.5

Potassium(mg) 750

Carbs(g) 15

Fiber(g) 10