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... contains 0.5 grams saturated fat. So a whole avocado would be about 3.5 to 5 grams saturated fat. ... (9 replies)
... Avocado does have saturated fat as well as olive oil. ... (9 replies)
... the overall fat content is very similar to olive oil. Of course there is no cholesterol as this is only in meat and dairy products, but it is also made by the body. ... (9 replies)

... ...It also has a high fiber content. Most of the foods that I have looked at that claim to lower cholesterol are very high in fiber. Since fiber has helped me, then I would say there's a good chance that avacados would help also. Rick (9 replies)
... Florida Avocado has 5. ... (9 replies)
... Foods from plant sources have negligible amounts of saturated fat and ALL are free of dietary cholesterol. ... (9 replies)
... Replacing another oil or fat with avocado is a food idea. Merely ADDING it to your current fat intake, thus increasing total fat it is a poor one. ... (9 replies)
... I am not here to promote avocado consumption or advise anyone to eat avocado. ... (3 replies)
... Ah, I do enjoy avocado, but I'm like you, Lenin, I rarely buy them. It is hard to plan ahead as one never knows when they'll be ready to serve and I've had them go to mush on me more than once, too. My absolute favorite way to serve them is a peeled half-avocado filled with bay shrimp and a seafood cocktail sauce on a lettuce leaf. Mmmmmmmm, good. But after I heard that... (3 replies)
... From my understanding ,fat is what causes the gall bladder to dump it's contents of Bile. It then becomes imperitive that fiber to be present to carry the bile(cholesterol) out of our system. As far as I know, most of the foods that contain animal fat do not have any fiber and most of the non-animla sourses of fat are high in fiber, a****ados, nuts, etc. Rick (9 replies)
... I knew nothing about avocados when I started but the more I practice and learn the more I can tell how to get that avocado to be more perfect to eat! ... (3 replies)
... But the thought of buying, preparing and eating an avocado a day seems an impossblilty for me. ... (3 replies)
... The body has good fats and bad fats in its blood. The bad fats we need to keep under control are saturated fats, and transfats, like animal products as others are saying. ... (9 replies)
... imal fat. No vegetables contain cholesterol. In that sense, they are a good alternative to foods that contain animal fats. But yes, you need to monitor total fat intake nevertheless. ... (9 replies)
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... Is avocado saturated or unsaturated fat? ... (0 replies)
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... I still eat avocado when I want it, also cashews, walnuts, almonds, and vegetable oils. ... (6 replies)
... has added olive oil and fish to his diet. Thanks for the information. The book that I have did not have much good to say about the oils because thay contain some saturated fat. ... (19 replies)
... Thank you! My wife and I eat fresh/steamed/sauteed vegetables Moderate fruit Lean meats (no skin); I still eat some red meat, but I don't digest it well Good fats (mostly olive oil with some other exotics like macadamia nut/avocado oil) Some saturated fat (the body does need it), but very limited. Drink LOTS of water over the course of the day (I drink about 4... (11 replies)
... I have been exploring the differences between low fat and high fat diets as they apply to my personal diet. ... (19 replies)
... I just started a thread about my HDL going down some since I started Crestor, and *then* I saw this thread. In my post I make some non-specific references to recent changes to my diet, and yep, I have indeed been eating less avacado (e.g., eating less California-Roll sushi) and also using less olive oil. This is evidence that the HDL drop may have been related at least in... (19 replies)

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