Avocado Canon City CO

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Walmart Supercenter
(719) 275-2375
3105 Hwy 50 East
Canon City, CO
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 #
(719) 275-1641
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 8:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm Sunday: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Royal Gorge Meat Packing
(719) 275-6911
2980 Ute St
Canon City, CO

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Big D Superfoods
(719) 784-3066
1100 E Main St
Florence, CO

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Valley Food Co-Op
3211 Main St Ste G
Alamosa, CO
 
Safeway
(970) 476-3561
2131 N. Frontage Rd. W.
Vail, CO
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,produce,starbucks, DVDPlay Kiosk,Coinmaster
Store Hours
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM

Safeway
(719) 275-5221
1414 Main St.
Canon City, CO
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce
Store Hours
6:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Pharmacy #
719-275-7161
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 8:00AM-8:00PM;Sat 9:00AM-6:00PM;Sun 10:00AM-3:00PM

Sam Andy Foods International
(719) 269-8409
596 McDaniel Blvd Ste 111
Canon City, CO

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Penrose Country Market
(719) 372-3115
307 Broadway St
Penrose, CO

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Walmart Supercenter
(303) 427-4882
9499 Sheridan Blvd
Westminster, CO
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 #
(303) 427-2276
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Whole Foods Market
(303) 277-1339
14357 W. Colfax Ave.
Golden, CO
 
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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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