Avocado Bastrop LA

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Walmart Supercenter
(318) 281-9384
6091 Mer Rouge Rd
Bastrop, LA
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am -Sat:8:00 am -Sun:8:00 am -
Pharmacy #
(318) 281-3564
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Mac's Fresh Market Ii
(318) 343-3949
520 Lincoln Rd
Monroe, LA

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Walmart
(318) 375-4810
929 South Pine Street
Vivian, LA
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am -Sat:8:00 am -Sun:8:00 am -
Pharmacy #
(318) 375-4510
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm Sunday: Closed

Sam'S Club
(225) 295-1353
10444 North Mall Drive
Baton Rouge, LA
Pharmacy #
(225)295-0914

Walmart Supercenter
(337) 332-1280
1932 Rees Street
Breaux Bridge, LA
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am -Sat:8:00 am -Sun:8:00 am -
Pharmacy #
(337) 332-1100
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 8:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Hilltop Fish Market
(318) 281-1081
6707 Mer Rouge Rd
Bastrop, LA

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Slimmer Body Now
(318) 281-1116
1888 Highway 594 Lot 9
Monroe, LA

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Winn-Dixie
(504) 443-3846
4041 Williams Blvd.
Kenner, LA
Services / Departments
Floral, Deli, Bakery, Seafood, Fresh Meat, Pharmacy
Store Hours
Mon - Fri: 7:00 A.M. - 12:00 A.M.
Pharmacy #
504-443-3889
Pharmacy Hours
Mon - Fri: 8:00 A.M. - 8:00 P.M.

Walmart Supercenter
(225) 749-7455
3255 La Hwy 1 So.
Port Allen, LA
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sun:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Pharmacy #
(225) 749-7454
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 8:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Winn-Dixie
(985) 785-0610
12125 Highway 90
Luling, LA
Services / Departments
ATM, Floral, Deli, Bakery, Seafood, Fresh Meat, Pharmacy
Store Hours
Mon - Fri: 7:00 A.M. - 11:00 P.M.
Pharmacy #
985-785-9054
Pharmacy Hours
Mon - Fri: 8:00 A.M. - 8:00 P.M.

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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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