Chock full of nutrients, a single avocado contains almost 20 vitamins and minerals. With potassium for blood pressure, lutein for eye health and vitamins B, C and E to maintain immunity, avocados are considered a health superfood.
Avocados are low in sugar and high in fiber, which can help a person eat less and feel full longer. Avocados are high in monounsaturated fat, a good fat, which can help lower cholesterol. The serving size of an avocado is only one ounce, or 1/5 of an avocado because of a high calorie count. Those who suffer from latex allergies may experience symptoms after eating avocado.