Avocado Cary NC

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Harris Teeter
(919) 467-1259
98 Cornerstone Dr
Cary, NC
Store Hours
Open 24 hrs
Pharmacy #
(919) 467-6133
Pharmacy Hours
9am-9pm Mon-Fri

Target
(919) 233-4451
2021 Walnut St
Cary, NC
Store Hours
M-Fr: 8:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.Sa: 8:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.Su: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.

BJ's
(919) 854-2777
2370 Walnut St.
Cary, NC
Services / Departments
Bakery, Beer & Wine, BJ's Gas(R), BJ's Optical Department(R), Delicatessen, Tire Center Operated by Monro(R), Tire Center, Verizon Wireless Kiosk
Store Hours
Mon. - Sat.: 9 A.M. - 9 P.M.Sun.: 9 A.M. - 7 P.M.

Harris Teeter
(919) 233-3476
1151 Tryon Village Dr
Cary, NC
Store Hours
Open 24 hrs
Pharmacy #
(919) 233-4831
Pharmacy Hours
9am-9pm Mon-Fri

Harris Teeter
(919) 380-0197
1111 Walnut St
Cary, NC
Store Hours
Open 24 hrs

Trader Joe'S
(919) 465-5984
1393 Kildaire Farm Road
Cary, NC
Store Hours
8:00 am - 9:00 pm

Harris Teeter
(919) 233-9483
2080 Kildaire Farm Rd
Cary, NC
Store Hours
Open 24 hrs
Pharmacy #
(919) 858-9978
Pharmacy Hours
9am-9pm Mon-Fri

Food Lion
(919) 387-1192
2978 Kildare Farm Road
Cary, NC
Store Hours
Mon-Sat 7 AM - 11 PM

Walmart
(919) 852-0651
2010 Kildaire Farm Rd
Cary, NC
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 #
(919) 852-0749
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Food Lion
(919) 467-4168
980 Kildare Farm Rd.
Cary, NC
Store Hours
Mon-Sat 7 AM - 11 PM

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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