Avocado Cedar City UT

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Walmart Supercenter
(435) 586-0172
1330 So. Providence Center Dr.
Cedar City, UT
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 #
(435) 586-0155
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Western Quality Food
(435) 586-6577
997 N Airport Rd
Cedar City, UT
 
White Wave Soy Foods
(435) 867-5570
2172 W Industry Way
Cedar City, UT
 
Smiths Food & Drug Centers Inc
(435) 586-1043
633 S Main
Cedar City, UT
 
Wal Mart Supercenter
(435) 865-7400
1330 S Providence Center Dr
Cedar City, UT
 
Albertsons Food & Pharmacy
(435) 586-4433
905 S Main St
Cedar City, UT
 
Lin's Marketplace
(435) 586-3346
150 N Main St
Cedar City, UT

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Lins Market Place
(435) 586-3346
150 N Main St
Cedar City, UT
 
Spring Creek Water Users Association Inc
(435) 586-1595
1574 S 4450 W
Cedar City, UT
 
Sunshine Nutrition
(435) 586-4889
111 W 535 S
Cedar City, UT

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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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