Avocado Corvallis OR

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Safeway
(541) 753-2966
590 Ne Circle Blvd.
Corvallis, OR
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,seafood,starbucks, DVDPlay Kiosk
Store Hours
5:00 AM-12m
Pharmacy #
541-752-3510
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-9:00PM;Sat 9:00AM-6:00PM;Sun 10:00AM-4:00PM

Winco Foods
(541) 753-7002
2335 Nw Kings Blvd.
Corvallis, OR
 
Safeway
(541) 812-2380
1990 14Th Avenue Se
Albany, OR
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,seafood,starbucks,Sushi bar,Olive bar, DVDPlay Kiosk,Coinmaster
Store Hours
5:00 AM-1:00 AM
Pharmacy #
541-812-2388
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-9:00PM;Sat 9:00AM-6:00PM;Sun 10:00AM-4:00PM

Target
(541) 926-5727
2255 14Th Ave Se
Albany, OR
Store Hours
M-Fr: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.Sa: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.Su: 8:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.

Asia Market
(541) 758-5366
1875 NW 9th St
Corvallis, OR

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Trader Joe'S
(541) 753-0048
1550 Nw 9Th St
Corvallis, OR
Store Hours
8:00 am - 9:00 pm

Safeway
(541) 750-0160
450 S.W.Third Ave
Corvallis, OR
Services / Departments
Deli,meat,pharmacy,produce, DVDPlay Kiosk
Store Hours
6:00 AM-1:00 AM
Pharmacy #
541-750-0168
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-9:00PM;Sat 9:00AM-6:00PM;Sun 10:00AM-4:00PM

Costco
(541) 918-7040
3130 Killdeer Ave
Albany, OR
 
Richey's Supermarkets
(541) 752-3100
944 NW Circle Blvd
Corvallis, OR

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Rice 'N' Spice Oriental Foods
(541) 753-1227
1075 NW Van Buren Ave
Corvallis, OR

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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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