Avocado: Glycemic Index and Load

By | January 6, 2023
A ripe avocado split in half, revealing its creamy green center

This humble fruit (Avocado) packs an enormous punch of nutritious goodness beneath its creamy shell. With a glycemic index (GI) of 10, and a glycemic load (GL) of 0.9, the avocado is classified as a low GI food, making it an ideal choice for individuals looking to maintain balanced blood sugar levels.

GL and GI of an Avocado

AvocadoAmount (100 g)
Calories160 kcal (669 kJ)
Proteins2.0 g
Carbohydrates9.0 g
Fats15.0 g
Vitamin C4.6 mg (5% DV)
Folate361 mcg (90% DV)
Magnesium13 mg (4% DV)
Iron3 mg (17% DV)
Potassium262 mg (7% DV)
Calcium14 mg (1% DV)
Phosphorus32 mg (3% DV)
Zinc0.4 mg (3% DV)
Thiamin0.1 mg (5% DV)
Niacin2 mg (10% DV)
Vitamin A30 IU (1% DV)
Vitamin K5.8 mcg (7% DV)
Vitamin B60.2 mg (10% DV)
Fiber7 g (28% DV)