How Much is Too Much Avocado? The Answer Will Surprise You!

Healthy Fats Are Always Portrayed as a Superhero. (Image Source: Shutterstock)
Avocados Are a Food High In Healthy Fat (Photo credit: Pixabay)

How Much Fat is in Avocado?

Yes, avocados do contain unsaturated fats that are needed for good health. However, too much of a good thing can also be bad! Why? High-fat foods are also high in calories — and this food is no different!

A Single Avocado Has 30 Grams Of Fat (Image Source: Shutterstock)

How Much Saturated Fat Should You Eat a Day?

The American Heart Association recommends that adults only eat 5–6% of their daily calories in saturated fat. That equals 120 calories in a 2,000-calorie diet. A single avocado contains approximately 30% of that limit. You are probably eating other foods with saturated fat without knowing it. Add on two or more helpings of guac, and you are most likely going over that limit by a longshot.

You Should Only Eat About Half An Avocado a Day (Image Source: Shutterstock)
Unsaturated vs Saturated vs Trans Fats — Alila Medical Media



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