Avocado Alpharetta GA

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Publix
(770) 752-4960
11800 Haynes Bridge Rd Ste B
Alpharetta, GA
Pharmacy #
(770) 752-4966

Publix
(770) 751-7991
4305 State Bridge Rd
Alpharetta, GA
Pharmacy #
(770) 751-7997

Costco
(678) 823-4950
2855 Jordan Ct
Alpharetta, GA
 
Supertarget
(678) 775-7620
2600 Holcomb Bridge Rd
Alpharetta, GA
Store Hours
M-Fr: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.Sa: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.Su: 8:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.

Publix
(770) 360-5591
270 Rucker Rd
Alpharetta, GA
Pharmacy #
(770) 360-5668

Publix
(770) 360-1025
5180 Mcginnis Ferry Rd
Alpharetta, GA
Pharmacy #
(770) 360-1030

Supertarget
(770) 225-1780
13055 Highway 9 N
Milton, GA
Store Hours
M-Fr: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.Sa: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.Su: 8:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.

Publix
(770) 751-0312
13800 Highway 9 N Ste E
Alpharetta, GA
Pharmacy #
(770) 751-1625

Publix
(770) 751-5543
980 Birmingham Rd Ste 100
Alpharetta, GA
Pharmacy #
(770) 751-5549

Publix
(770) 751-7980
9925 Haynes Bridge Rd
Johns Creek, GA
Pharmacy #
(770) 751-7986

The Health Benefits of Avocado

avocadoWhen summer is in full swing, it is hard to resist the temptation of fresh made guacamole . I’m a sucker for it. The wonderful combination of avocado, tomato, onion, salt and lime is like heaven in a dip. And, with avocado as its main ingredient, there are a lot of healthy reasons to dig in.

Avocados are native to climates where the temperature stays warm year round. Some say that it is the most nutritious fruit, as it contains protein , healthy fats , vitamins and minerals and a whopping dose of fiber . Here are some health benefits that avocados provide:

Heart Disease: A rich source of oleic acid, a monounsaturated fat, avocados reduce the risk of heart disease by lowering cholesterol. Cancer Fighter: Avocados have been used in both the prevention and treatment of prostate and breast cancers . Scientists have determined that avocados contain a cancer fighting toxin. Anti-Aging: Rich in antioxidants , avocados fight free-radicals known to age our skin. Not only do they keep our skin healthy through ingestion, but avocados can be used topically to treat skin disorders. Sexual Healing: The word ‘avocado’ comes from the Aztecian word for testicle, ahuacatl. Apparently, the avocado was used as a sex stimulant an has been considered an aphrodisiac. Weight Loss: Because avocados are high in monounsaturated fat, they have the ability to suppress appetite. Also, avocados are high in fiber which slows digestion . The slower your digestion, the more likely you will feel satiated between meals. Because avocados are a nutrient rich food, providing 20 or so vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients, you are eating high quality food…making you need less.

Nutrition Facts: Per 1/2 an avocado

Calories Fat Saturated Fat Polyunsaturated Fat Monounsaturated Fat Carbs Fiber Protein
138 12.7 gms 1.8 gms 1.6 gms 8.5 gms 7.4 gms 5.8 gms 1.7 gms

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