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Re: [IP] Carb Info needed

At 06:01 PM 8/30/02, you wrote:
>From: http://sarasota.extension.ufl.edu/FCS/FlaFoodFare/Avocado.htm
>  Florida avocados are lower in calories and fat than other varieties and 
> are rich in vitamin A and potassium.  However, avocados are one of the 
> highest sources of fat (unsaturated) in the fruit and vegetable group.
>One-fourth of a Florida avocado (approx.  lb) contains: 85 calories, 6.8 
>gm fat, 1.3 gm saturated fat, 1,2 fm protein, 6.8 gm carbohydrate, 371 mg 
>potassium 1.6 gm fiber, 465 IU vitamin A.  An interesting nutritional 
>value comparison of Florida and California avocados showed for 3.5 oz of 
>each: calories - FL avocado 112 calories, CA avocado 177 calories; fat 
>grams FL avocado 8.87 gm, CA avocado 17.3 gm. Other nutrients were of 
>similar value between the two.
>On Friday, August 30, 2002, at 05:44  PM, David Flagg wrote:
>>Anybody have carb info for a Florida Avocado (much larger that the 
>>California type)? I tried calorie King, and it's not listed in there.
>Frank W. Tegethoff, Jr.
>IDDM since '85, MM507 since '98

Thanks Frank.  I knew I liked the Florida ones for some reason :o>

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