Avocado Glendale AZ

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Alberston Market
(602) 843-1871
5040 West Cactus
Glendale, AZ
 
Safeway
(623) 773-1109
12320 N. 83Rd Ave
Peoria, AZ
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce, DVDPlay Kiosk,Coinmaster,U.S. Bank Branch
Store Hours
5:00 AM-11:00 PM
Pharmacy #
623-979-2207
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 8:00AM-8:00PM;Sat 8:00AM-6:00PM;Sun 10:00AM-6:00PM

Safeway
(602) 863-9700
5860 W. Thunderbird
Glendale, AZ
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,starbucks, DVDPlay Kiosk,Coinmaster,U.S. Bank Branch
Store Hours
5:00 AM-Midnight
Pharmacy #
602-863-0155
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 8:00AM-8:00PM;Sat 8:00AM-6:00PM;Sun 10:00AM-6:00PM

Safeway
(623) 412-2318
6817 W. Peoria
Peoria, AZ
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce, DVDPlay Kiosk,Coinmaster,U.S. Bank Branch
Store Hours
5:00 AM-Midnight
Pharmacy #
623-878-5075
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 8:00AM-8:00PM;Sat 8:00AM-6:00PM;Sun 10:00AM-6:00PM

Walmart
(602) 978-8205
5845 W Bell Rd
Glendale, 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 #
(602) 978-8323
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Target
(623) 931-4434
10404 N 43Rd Ave
Glendale, 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.

Safeway
(623) 937-2522
5080 W. Olive
Glendale, AZ
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce, DVDPlay Kiosk,Coinmaster,U.S. Bank Branch
Store Hours
6:00 AM-Midnight
Pharmacy #
623-930-0821
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-8:00PM;Sat 9:00AM-6:00PM;Sun 10:00AM-6:00PM

Walmart Supercenter
(623) 878-9907
7975 W Peoria Avenue
Peoria, 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 #
(623) 878-4307
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Safeway
(602) 841-0117
8021 N. 35Th Ave
Phoenix, AZ
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce, DVDPlay Kiosk,Coinmaster,Wells Fargo Bank Branch
Store Hours
5:00 AM-Midnight
Pharmacy #
602-242-9629
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 8:00AM-8:00PM;Sat 8:00AM-6:00PM;Sun 10:00AM-6:00PM

Costco
(623) 776-4003
17550 N. 79Th Ave.
Glendale, AZ
 

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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