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Avocado
Mar 15, 2009
... Is avocado saturated or unsaturated fat? ... (0 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)
... 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)

... But the thought of buying, preparing and eating an avocado a day seems an impossblilty for me. ... (3 replies)
... I am not here to promote avocado consumption or advise anyone to eat avocado. ... (3 replies)
... contains 0.5 grams saturated fat. So a whole avocado would be about 3.5 to 5 grams saturated fat. ... (9 replies)
... Foods from plant sources have negligible amounts of saturated fat and ALL are free of dietary cholesterol. ... (9 replies)
... Avocado does have saturated fat as well as olive oil. ... (9 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)
... 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)
... Avocado is not saturated fat but mainly mono-unsaturated fat - 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. The Australian studies you refer to were about 15 years ago and would not pass today's tests for absence of bias and controls. They were only over a... (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)
... 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)
... But cholesterol is an animal 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)
... as they are high in unsaturated fats, if they are eaten to replace food with saturated or hydrogenated fats. ... (14 replies)
... The USDA nutrient database for "avocados, all commercial varieties" says that 100g of avocado has 14.66g of fat, of which 2. ... (1 replies)
"My New Numbers"
Mar 10, 2008
... I do the exercise, no red meat, no pork, no trans fats, limit saturated to 7.5 g or less per day, fat free EVERYTHING. ... (6 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 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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