Avocado Ellensburg WA

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Safeway
(509) 925-2700
400 N. Ruby St
Ellensburg, WA
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,seafood,starbucks
Store Hours
Mon-Sun 6:00AM-12:00AM
Pharmacy #
509-925-6044
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-7:00PM;Sat 9:00AM-6:00PM;Sun 11:00AM-6:00PM

Glondo's Sausage Co
(509) 674-5755
216 E 1st St
Cle Elum, WA

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Better Life Natural Foods
(509) 925-2505
111 W. 6th Ave
Ellensburg, WA
 
Safeway
(425) 821-2112
14444 124Th Avenue Ne
Kirkland, WA
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,starbucks,Coinmaster,I.B.T./Bank of America
Store Hours
Mon-Sun 6:00AM-1:00AM
Pharmacy #
425-820-6384
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-9:00PM;Sat 9:00AM-6:00PM;Sun 11:00AM-6:00PM

Safeway
(206) 494-1518
2201 E. Madison Street
Seattle, WA
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,seafood,Sushi bar,Olive bar,Coinmaster
Store Hours
Mon-Sun 5:00AM-1:00AM
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-9:00PM;Sat 9:00AM-6:00PM;Sun 11:00AM-6:00PM

Safeway
(509) 674-2580
804 W. First
Cle Elum, WA
Services / Departments
Deli,floral,meat,produce
Store Hours
Mon-Sun 6:00AM-11:00PM

Kittitas County Farmers Market
(509) 899-3870
402 N. Pearl
Ellensburg, WA
 
Spell It Sucess
(509) 962-1394
641 Strande Road
Ellensburg, WA

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Winco Foods
TBA
11310 Ne 119Th St.
Vancouver, WA
 
Safeway
(360) 893-0840
215 Whitesell St Nw
Orting, WA
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,starbucks,Coinmaster
Store Hours
Mon-Sun 5:00AM-1:00AM
Pharmacy #
360-893-0856
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-9:00PM;Sat 9:00AM-6:00PM;Sun 11:00AM-6:00PM

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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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