Avocado Flagstaff AZ

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Safeway
(928) 774-3774
1500 E. Cedar Ave
Flagstaff, AZ
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,seafood,starbucks,Sushi bar, DVDPlay Kiosk,Coinmaster,wi-fi
Store Hours
5:00 AM-Midnight
Pharmacy #
928-774-2428
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 8:00AM-8:00PM;Sat 8:00AM-6:00PM;Sun 10:00AM-6:00PM

Safeway
(928) 779-3401
1201 S. Plaza Way
Flagstaff, AZ
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,starbucks,Sushi bar, DVDPlay Kiosk,Coinmaster,Wells Fargo Bank Branch
Store Hours
5:00 AM-1:00 AM
Pharmacy #
928-556-9869
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 8:00AM-8:00PM;Sat 8:00AM-6:00PM;Sun 10:00AM-6:00PM

Target
(928) 774-3500
1650 S Milton Rd
Flagstaff, AZ
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.

Fry's Food Store
(928) 774-2719
201 N Switzer Canyon Dr
Flagstaff, AZ

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Bashas'
(928) 774-3882
2700 S Woodlands Village Blvd
Flagstaff, AZ

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Alberston Market
(928) 773-7955
1416 E Route 66
Flagstaff, AZ
 
Walmart
(928) 773-1117
2750 S Woodlands Village Blvd
Flagstaff, AZ
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 #
(928) 773-1013
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
(928) 774-9444
1851 E Butler Ave
Flagstaff, AZ
 
Bashas' Groceries On The Go
(602) 252-1523
2700 WOODLANDS VILLAGE BLVD
FLAGSTAFF, AZ

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New Frontiers Natural Marketplace
(928) 774-5747
320 S. Cambridge Lane (corner of Butler Ave & Sawmill Rd)
Flagstaff, AZ

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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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