Avocado Charlottesville VA

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Harris Teeter
(434) 984-2900
975 Emmet St
Charlottesville, VA
Store Hours
Open 24 hrs

Food Lion
(434) 971-5877
1131 5Th Street Sw
Charlottesville, VA
Store Hours
Mon-Sat 7 AM - 11 PM

Sam'S Club
(434) 978-2122
970 Hilton Heights Rd
Charlottesville, VA
Pharmacy #
(434)978-4533

Walmart
(434) 973-1412
975 Hilton Heights Road
Charlottesville, VA
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 #
(434) 973-1819
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
(434) 973-9424
585 Branchlands Blvd
Charlottesville, VA
Store Hours
Mon-Sat 7 AM - 11 PM

Harris Teeter
(434) 823-1184
545 Radford Ln, Building A
Charlottesville, VA
Store Hours
6am-11pm

Giant
(434) 973-7860
220 Zan Road Seminole Square
Charlottesville, VA
Store Hours
Mon:6:00 a.m.-Midnight Tue:6:00 a.m.-Midnight Wed:6:00 a.m.-Midnight Thu:6:00 a.m.-Midnight Fri:6:00 a.m.-Midnight Sat:6:00 a.m.-Midnight Sun:6:00 a.m.-Midnight

Reid Super-Save Market
(804) 295-4149
600 Preston Ave
Charlottesville, VA
 
Whole Foods Market
(434) 973-4900
300 Shoppers World Court
Charlottesville, VA
 
Food Lion
(434) 978-1848
1740 Timberwood Blvd.
Charlottesville, VA
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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