United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service

National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Legacy Release
Try FoodData Central Statistics Report:  09038, Avocados, raw, California
heading Nutrient Unit Value (100g) Data Points Std. Error Min Max df LB UB # Studies Source NDB Ref Last Modified
Proximates Water 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 g 72.33 33 2.170 64.4 83.7 6.0 67.01 77.63 7 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2003
Proximates Energy kcal 167 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed -- 08/01/2010
Proximates Energy kJ 697 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed -- 08/01/2010
Proximates Protein 1, 2, 3, 4 g 1.96 30 0.150 1.53 3 3.0 1.45 2.46 4 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2003
Proximates Total lipid (fat) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 g 15.41 31 0.630 8.4 23.2 4.0 13.66 17.16 5 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2003
Proximates Ash 1, 2, 3, 4 g 1.66 30 0.130 1 2.8 3.0 1.22 2.1 4 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2003
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 8.64 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed -- 08/01/2010
Proximates Fiber, total dietary 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8 g 6.8 21 1.000 3.2 12.7 6.0 4.3 9.3 7 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2003
Proximates Sugars, total 2, 3, 4, 6 g 0.30 11 0.090 0 0.55 3.0 -0.01 0.61 4 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2003
Proximates Sucrose 3, 4, 6 g 0.06 9 0.040 0 0.15 2.0 -0.1 0.26 3 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/2010
Proximates Glucose (dextrose) 3, 4, 6 g 0.08 9 0.030 0.06 0.24 2.0 -0.04 0.25 3 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/2010
Proximates Fructose 3, 4, 6 g 0.08 9 0.010 0.07 0.15 2.0 0.03 0.19 3 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/2010
Proximates Lactose 3, 4, 6 g 0.00 9 0.000 0 0 -- -- -- 3 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 07/01/2008
Proximates Maltose 3, 4, 6 g 0.00 9 0.000 0 0 -- -- -- 3 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 07/01/2008
Proximates Galactose 3, 4 g 0.08 8 0.010 0 0.3 3.0 0.06 0.15 2 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/2010
Proximates Starch 3, 4 g 0.11 4 0.000 0.05 0.17 -- -- -- 2 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2003
Minerals Calcium, Ca 1, 2, 3, 4 mg 13 24 0.000 8 19 3.0 10.0 14.0 4 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2003
Minerals Iron, Fe 1, 2, 3, 4 mg 0.61 24 0.120 0.29 1.06 3.0 0.22 0.99 4 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2003
Minerals Magnesium, Mg 1, 3, 4 mg 29 12 1.000 19 34 2.0 22.0 36.0 3 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2003
Minerals Phosphorus, P 1, 3, 4 mg 54 12 1.000 41 70 2.0 46.0 62.0 3 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2003
Minerals Potassium, K 1, 2, 3, 4 mg 507 24 34.000 356 691 3.0 397.0 616.0 4 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2003
Minerals Sodium, Na 1, 2, 3 mg 8 18 1.000 2 17 2.0 1.0 13.0 3 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2003
Minerals Zinc, Zn 1, 3, 4 mg 0.68 12 0.030 0.49 0.83 2.0 0.53 0.82 3 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2003
Minerals Copper, Cu 1, 3, 4 mg 0.170 12 0.044 0.09 0.38 2.0 -0.02 0.361 3 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2003
Minerals Manganese, Mn 1, 3, 4 mg 0.149 12 0.007 0.11 0.19 2.0 0.118 0.181 3 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2003
Minerals Selenium, Se 3, 4 µg 0.4 5 0.068 0.2 0.6 3.0 0.1 0.6 2 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2003
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid 1, 2 mg 8.8 16 0.500 6.3 13.9 1.0 1.3 16.2 2 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2003
Vitamins Thiamin 1, 3, 4 mg 0.075 12 0.003 0.05 0.1 2.0 0.062 0.087 3 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2003
Vitamins Riboflavin 1, 3, 4 mg 0.143 12 0.010 0.12 0.18 2.0 0.1 0.185 3 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2003
Vitamins Niacin 1, 3, 4 mg 1.912 12 0.094 1.46 2.51 2.0 1.508 2.316 3 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2003
Vitamins Pantothenic acid 1, 3, 4 mg 1.463 12 0.350 0.93 2.71 2.0 -0.044 2.971 3 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2003
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 1, 3, 4 mg 0.287 11 0.054 0.2 0.45 2.0 0.055 0.518 3 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2003
Vitamins Folate, total 1, 2, 3 µg 89 20 12.000 71 155 2.0 36.0 140.0 3 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 05/01/2004
Vitamins Folic acid µg 0 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Assumed zero -- 01/01/2001
Vitamins Folate, food µg 89 20 12.000 71 155 2.0 36.0 140.0 3 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/2010
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 89 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed -- 08/01/2010
Vitamins Choline, total 3, 4 mg 14.2 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 05/01/2006
Vitamins Betaine 3, 4 mg 0.7 2 -- 0.6 0.7 -- -- -- 2 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 05/01/2006
Vitamins Vitamin B-12 µg 0.00 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Assumed zero -- 08/01/1982
Vitamins Vitamin A, RAE 3, 4, 9 µg 7 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2003
Vitamins Retinol µg 0 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Assumed zero -- 06/01/2002
Vitamins Carotene, beta 1, 2, 3, 4, 9 µg 63 29 8.000 32 140 4.0 38.0 87.0 5 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2003
Vitamins Carotene, alpha 1, 2, 3, 4, 9 µg 24 27 13.000 0 100 4.0 -13.0 60.0 5 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2003
Vitamins Cryptoxanthin, beta 2, 3, 4, 9 µg 27 25 19.000 0 120 3.0 -35.0 88.0 4 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2003
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU 1, 2, 4, 9 IU 147 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2003
Vitamins Lycopene 3, 4 µg 0 7 0.000 0 0 -- -- -- 2 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2003
Vitamins Lutein + zeaxanthin 2, 3, 4 µg 271 16 16.000 170 379 2.0 199.0 342.0 3 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2003
Vitamins Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 mg 1.97 22 0.240 0.66 3.28 4.0 1.28 2.66 5 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2003
Vitamins Tocopherol, beta 3, 4, 5 mg 0.04 9 0.010 0.02 0.06 2.0 -0.005 0.08 3 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2003
Vitamins Tocopherol, gamma 2, 3, 4, 5 mg 0.32 18 0.130 0.09 0.75 3.0 -0.1 0.74 4 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2003
Vitamins Tocopherol, delta 3, 4, 5 mg 0.02 9 0.005 0.01 0.03 2.0 -- 0.04 3 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2003
Vitamins Tocotrienol, alpha 3, 4, 5 mg 0.01 7 0.010 0 0.04 2.0 -0.04 0.07 3 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2003
Vitamins Tocotrienol, beta 3, 4, 5 mg 0.00 7 0.000 0 0 -- -- -- 3 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2003
Vitamins Tocotrienol, gamma 3, 4, 5 mg 0.00 7 0.000 0 0 -- -- -- 3 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2003
Vitamins Tocotrienol, delta 3, 4, 5 mg 0.00 7 0.000 0 0 -- -- -- 3 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2003
Vitamins Vitamin D (D2 + D3) µg 0.0 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Assumed zero -- 11/01/2008
Vitamins Vitamin D IU 0 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Assumed zero -- 02/01/2009
Vitamins Vitamin K (phylloquinone) 3, 4 µg 21.0 8 0.700 15.7 27 5.0 19.0 22.9 2 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2003
Lipids Fatty acids, total saturated g 2.126 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed -- 08/01/2010
Lipids 8:0 3, 4 g 0.001 7 0.001 0 0.01 2.0 -0.003 0.006 2 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2003
Lipids 10:0 3, 4 g 0.000 8 0.000 0 0 -- -- -- 2 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2003
Lipids 12:0 3, 4 g 0.000 8 0.000 0 0 -- -- -- 2 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2003
Lipids 14:0 3, 4 g 0.000 8 0.000 0 0 -- -- -- 2 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2003
Lipids 15:0 3, 4 g 0.000 8 0.000 0 0 -- -- -- 2 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2003
Lipids 16:0 3, 4 g 2.075 8 0.104 1.73 2.54 6.0 1.82 2.33 2 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2003
Lipids 17:0 3, 4 g 0.000 8 0.000 0 0 -- -- -- 2 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2003
Lipids 18:0 3, 4 g 0.049 8 0.005 0.01 0.08 5.0 0.037 0.062 2 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2003
Lipids 20:0 3, 4 g 0.000 8 0.000 0 0 -- -- -- 2 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2003
Lipids 22:0 3, 4 g 0.000 8 0.000 0 0 -- -- -- 2 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2003
Lipids 24:0 4 g 0.000 4 0.000 0 0 -- -- -- 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2003
Lipids Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 9.799 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed -- 08/01/2010
Lipids 14:1 3, 4 g 0.000 8 0.000 0 0 -- -- -- 2 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2003
Lipids 15:1 3, 4 g 0.000 8 0.000 0 0 -- -- -- 2 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2003
Lipids 16:1 undifferentiated 3, 4 g 0.698 8 0.039 0.5 0.88 5.0 0.6 0.797 2 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2003
Lipids 17:1 3, 4 g 0.010 8 0.001 0 0.02 3.0 0.005 0.015 2 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2003
Lipids 18:1 undifferentiated 3, 4 g 9.066 8 0.474 7.44 10.89 6.0 7.901 10.23 2 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2003
Lipids 20:1 3, 4 g 0.025 8 0.002 0.02 0.03 6.0 0.021 0.029 2 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2003
Lipids 22:1 undifferentiated 4 g 0.000 4 0.000 0 0 -- -- -- 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2003
Lipids Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 1.816 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed -- 08/01/2010
Lipids 18:2 undifferentiated 3, 4 g 1.674 8 0.063 1.44 1.97 4.0 1.49 1.859 2 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2003
Lipids 18:3 undifferentiated g 0.125 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/2010
Lipids 18:3 n-3 c,c,c (ALA) 3 g 0.111 4 0.007 0.1 0.13 3.0 0.089 0.132 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2003
Lipids 18:3 n-6 c,c,c 3 g 0.015 4 0.000 0.01 0.01 -- -- -- 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2003
Lipids 18:4 4 g 0.000 4 0.000 0 0 -- -- -- 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2003
Lipids 20:2 n-6 c,c 3, 4 g 0.000 8 0.000 0 0 -- -- -- 2 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2003
Lipids 20:3 undifferentiated 3, 4 g 0.016 8 0.002 0 0.04 3.0 0.009 0.024 2 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2003
Lipids 20:4 undifferentiated 3, 4 g 0.000 8 0.000 0 0 -- -- -- 2 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2003
Lipids 20:5 n-3 (EPA) 4 g 0.000 4 0.000 0 0 -- -- -- 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2003
Lipids 22:5 n-3 (DPA) 4 g 0.000 4 0.000 0 0 -- -- -- 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2003
Lipids 22:6 n-3 (DHA) 4 g 0.000 4 0.000 0 0 -- -- -- 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2003
Lipids Fatty acids, total trans g 0.000 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Assumed zero -- 01/01/2017
Lipids Cholesterol mg 0 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Assumed zero -- 08/01/1982
Lipids Stigmasterol 10 mg 2 6 0.000 2 2 5.0 1.0 1.0 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2003
Lipids Campesterol 10 mg 5 6 0.000 5 6 5.0 4.0 5.0 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2003
Lipids Beta-sitosterol 10 mg 76 6 5.000 62 98 5.0 62.0 90.0 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2003
Amino Acids Tryptophan 3, 4 g 0.025 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2003
Amino Acids Threonine 3, 4 g 0.072 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2003
Amino Acids Isoleucine 3, 4 g 0.083 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2003
Amino Acids Leucine 3, 4 g 0.141 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2003
Amino Acids Lysine 3, 4 g 0.129 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2003
Amino Acids Methionine 3, 4 g 0.037 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2003
Amino Acids Cystine 3, 4 g 0.027 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2003
Amino Acids Phenylalanine 3 g 0.095 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/2010
Amino Acids Tyrosine 3, 4 g 0.048 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2003
Amino Acids Valine 3, 4 g 0.105 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2003
Amino Acids Arginine 3, 4 g 0.087 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2003
Amino Acids Histidine 3, 4 g 0.048 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2003
Amino Acids Alanine 3, 4 g 0.106 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2003
Amino Acids Aspartic acid 3, 4 g 0.232 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2003
Amino Acids Glutamic acid 3, 4 g 0.282 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2003
Amino Acids Glycine 3, 4 g 0.102 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2003
Amino Acids Proline 3, 4 g 0.096 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2003
Amino Acids Serine 3, 4 g 0.112 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2003

Sources of Data

1Produce Marketing Association (PMA) Nutrient Content of Avocado , 1989    
2California Avocado Commission California Avocado Commission data for avocados 1993-2001 , 1993    
3Nutrient Data Laboratory, ARS, USDA National Food and Nutrient Analysis Program Wave 5g , 2001  Beltsville MD  
4Nutrient Data Laboratory, ARS, USDA National Food and Nutrient Analysis Program Wave 5j , 2001  Beltsville MD  
5Nutrient Data Laboratory, ARS, USDA NDL Report Vitamin E 1991 , 1991  Beltsville MD  
6Nutrient Data Laboratory, ARS, USDA Dietary Fiber and Sugars in Commonly Consumed Foods , 1994  Beltsville MD  
7Nutrient Data Laboratory, ARS, USDA Total dietary fiber in 104 foods , 1992  Beltsville MD  
8National Cancer Institute (NCI), DHHS Total dietary fiber content of selected foods , 1992    
9University of Maine Determination of alpha- and beta-carotene in fruit and vegetables by HPLC , 1982    
10K.C. Duester Avocado fruit is a rich source of beta-sitosterol , 2001 Journal of the American Dietetic Association 101 4   pp.404-404