Avocado

 

Australian avocados are packed full of the goodness needed to lift your mood. A source of niacin (vitamin B3) and folate (vitamin B9), they’re the good mood food that will make sure you have a better day!

What nutrients in avocados boost mood?
  • Folate (vitamin B9)
  • Pantothenic acid (vitamin B5)
  • Niacin (vitamin B3)
  • Fibre
  • Potassium
  • Unsaturated fats

 

*When eaten as part of a healthy varied diet.

How To Store And Prepare 

Store
  • Fruit bowl
  • Fridge

Top Tip: Place an unripe avocado in a paper bag with a ripe banana for 2-3 days and it will be ready to eat. 

 
Prep
  • Slice
  • Toss
  • Smash
  • Blend

Top Tip: Toss avocados in a salad for extra green goodness. 

When Are They In Season 

Australian Australian avocados are available all year-round (Hass in spring, summer & winter; Shepard in autumn)..

 

How Much Should You Eat? 

The recommended amount of vegetables you should eat is 5 serves per day.

(Source: Australian Dietary Guidelines, 2013)

A quarter of an avocado (50g) counts as 1 serve of vegetables (even though it’s technically a fruit).

Did you know?

An avocado is technically a fruit and is also great in desserts.

Nutrition Information Panel

The nutrition facts ¼ of an average avocado (50g) are:

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How Much Should You Eat? 

The recommended amount of vegetables you should eat is 5 serves per day.

(Source: Australian Dietary Guidelines, 2013)

A quarter of an avocado (50g) counts as 1 serve of vegetables (even though it’s technically a fruit).

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