Avocado Fountain Inn SC

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Publix
(864) 228-2889
655 Fairview Rd Ste C
Simpsonville, SC
Pharmacy #
(864) 962-0251

Walmart Supercenter
(864) 963-0049
3950 Grandview Dr
Simpsonville, SC
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 #
(864) 963-0272
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Ingles Markets
(864) 967-7890
21 Fairview Rd.
Simpsonville, SC
Services / Departments
Bakery, Deli, Floral
Store Hours
7:00am to 10:00pm

Publix
(864) 987-1601
111 W Butler Rd
Mauldin, SC
Pharmacy #
(864) 987-1607

Ingles Markets
(864) 295-2200
0903 Anderson Rd.
Powdersville, SC
Services / Departments
Bakery, Deli, Floral
Store Hours
Open 24 Hours

Target
(864) 963-7251
694 Fairview Rd
Simpsonville, SC
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.

Publix
(864) 234-3860
2700 Woodruff Rd
Simpsonville, SC
Pharmacy #
(864) 234-3866

Ingles Markets
(864) 288-5374
16 W. Butler Rd.
Mauldin, SC
Services / Departments
Bakery, Deli, Floral
Store Hours
Open 24 Hours

Ingles Markets
(864) 246-5507
605 White Horse Rd
Greenville, SC
Services / Departments
Bakery, Deli, Floral
Store Hours
7:00am to 11:00pm

Food Lion
(864) 277-0538
8024 Augusta Rd.
Piedmont, SC
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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