Avocado Franklin WI

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Sam'S Club
(414) 761-0088
6705 S. 27Th St.
Franklin, WI
Pharmacy #

Pick 'N Save Wyndham Village
(414) 425-5400
7780 S. Lovers Lane Rd.
Franklin, WI
Store Hours
6 AM - 11 PM

(414) 761-9560
6701 South 27Th Street
Franklin, WI
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am -Sat:8:00 am -Sun:8:00 am -
Pharmacy #
(414) 761-9571
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Pick 'N Save Oak Creek - Puetz/Howell
(414) 571-9910
8770 S. Howell Ave.
Oak Creek, WI
Store Hours
6 AM - 11 PM

Pick 'N Save Milwaukee - 27Th/Loomis
(414) 281-2900
3701 S. 27Th St.
Milwaukee, WI
Store Hours
6 AM - 11 PM

Pick 'N Save Franklin - Rawson
(414) 427-8100
7201 S. 76Th St.
Franklin, WI
Store Hours
6 AM - 11 PM

Rawson Sentry
(414) 529-6280
7140 So 76Th
Franklin, WI
Pick 'N Save Hales Corners
(414) 427-8812
5800 S. 108Th St.
Hales Corners, WI
Store Hours
6 AM - 11 PM

Festival Foods
(414) 328-3440
4275 So 76Th St
Greenfield, WI
Pick 'N Save Muskego
(262) 679-1931
S74 W17005 Janesville Road
Muskego, WI
Store Hours
6 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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