Avocado Downers Grove IL

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Cub Foods
(630) 852-2700
1212 75Th St
Downers Grove, IL
 
Trader Joe'S
(630) 241-1662
122 Ogden Ave.
Downers Grove, IL
Store Hours
8:00 am - 9:00 pm

Target
(630) 434-0909
2333 63Rd St
Woodridge, IL
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.

Safeway
(630) 493-9073
2363 63Rd Street
Woodridge, IL
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,seafood, DVDPlay Kiosk,Coinmaster,Bank One Branch
Store Hours
6:00 AM - Midnight
Pharmacy #
(630) 493-9089
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-9:00PM;Sat-Sun 9:00AM-5:00PM

Costco
(630) 928-0235
1901 West 22Nd Street
Oak Brook, IL
 
Safeway
(630) 512-0218
42 E. Ogden Ave
Downers Grove, IL
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,seafood,starbucks,Sushi bar,Olive bar, DVDPlay Kiosk,Coinmaster,wi-fi,Chase Bank
Store Hours
6:00 AM - Midnight
Pharmacy #
(630) 512-0487
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-9:00PM;Sat-Sun 9:00AM-5:00PM

Whole Foods Market
(630) 986-8500
500 E. Ogden Ave.
Hinsdale, IL
 
Walmart
(630) 434-0490
2189 75Th Street
Darien, IL
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 #
(630) 434-0495
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Sam'S Club
(630) 663-9600
7300 Woodward Ave.
Woodridge, IL
Pharmacy #
(630)663-9600

Safeway
(630) 654-2077
6300 S. Robert Kingery Hwy
Willowbrook, IL
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,seafood,starbucks,Sushi bar,Olive bar, DVDPlay Kiosk,Coinmaster,Chase Bank
Store Hours
Mon-Sat 6:00AM-1:00AM;Sun 6:00AM-Midnight
Pharmacy #
(630) 654-2708
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-9:00PM;Sat-Sun 9:00AM-5:00PM

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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