Hass Avocado Spread Comparison
Spread on Nutrition with Hass Avocados
Want to reduce your cholesterol intake? Try fresh avocado on sandwiches and toast or substitute as a spread in place of many other popular foods to reduce your intake of cholesterol, calories, fat, saturated fat, and sodium.
Looking for a twist on spreads and dips? A 1-ounce serving of fresh avocados contain 0mg of cholesterol, 0mg of sodium, 0.5g saturated fat. See the chart below for examples of how fresh avocados are a great substitute on sandwiches, toast or substituted as a spread in place of many other popular foods.
Spread and Dip Nutritional Comparison
|Fresh Avocado||Butter, Salted||Sour Cream, Cultured||Cheddar Cheese||Mayonnaise, with salt|
|Portion (1-ounce)||2 Tbsp. or|
2-3 thin slices
|2 Tbsp.||2 Tbsp.||1 slice||2 Tbsp.|
|Total Fat (g)||4.5||23||6||9.4||9.4|
|Sat Fat (g)||0.5||14.6||3.7||6||1.4|
Reference: USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 18 (2005) and FDA Food Labeling Guidelines for Voluntary Nutrition Labeling of Raw Fruits, Vegetable and Fish (Vol. 71, No. 159); Appendix C to Part 101 - Nutrition Facts for Raw Fruits and Vegetables (2006).
* Nutritional values are for the item listed only; not as consumed with other foods or ingredients.