- Avocados (Persea Americana) are pear-shaped Central American fruits with a buttery taste and a subtle flavor. They have significant fat content, unlike most other fruits. Hass is the most popular variety of avocado family. Hass has black purple color, pebbled skin.
According to studies, half of a hass avocado contains significant amounts of the following nutrients: dietary fiber, potassium, magnesium, vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin E, vitamin K1, folate, vitamin B-6, niacin, pantothenic acid, riboflavin, choline, lutein/zeaxanthin, phytosterols, and MUFA rich oil at 1.7 grams per half avocado.