Avocado Barre VT

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Pricechopper
(802) 479-9078
168 Ames Drive
Barre, VT
 
Waits River General Store
(802) 439-5360
149 VT Rte 25
East Orange, VT

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Mehuron's Supermarket
(802) 496-3700
5901 Main St
Waitsfield, VT

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Floyd's Store
(802) 728-5333
3 Main St
Randolph Ctr, VT

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Plainfield Cooperative Inc
(802) 454-8579
150 Main St
Plainfield, VT

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Hannaford Supermarket & Pharmacy
(802) 479-3326
456 South Barre Road
Barre, VT
Store Hours
Monday 7am - 11pm
Tuesday 7am - 11pm
Wednesday 7am - 11pm
Thursday 7am - 11pm
Friday 7am - 11pm
Saturday 7am - 11pm
Sunday 7am - 9pm
Pharmacy #
(802) 479-0432
Pharmacy Hours
Mon: 7am - 11pm 8:30am - 8:30pm
Tue: 7am - 11pm 8:30am - 8:30pm
Wed: 7am - 11pm 8:30am - 8:30pm
Thr: 7am - 11pm 8:30am - 8:30pm
Fri: 7am - 11pm 8:30am - 8:30pm
Sat: 7am - 11pm 9am - 7pm
Sun: 7am - 10pm 9am - 6pm

Robinson's Olde Village
(802) 439-6100
657 Village Rd
East Corinth, VT

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Cabot Creamery Annex
(802) 244-6334
2653 Waterbury-stowe Rd
Waterbury Ctr, VT

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Tewksbury's Corner Store
(802) 728-5620
2 Weston St
Randolph, VT

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Plainfield Cooperative Inc
(802) 454-8579
153 Main St
Plainfield, VT
 
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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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