Avocado Gonzales LA

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Walmart Supercenter
(225) 647-8950
308 N Airline Hwy
Gonzales, LA
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am -Sat:8:00 am -Sun:8:00 am -
Pharmacy #
(225) 647-0515
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Walmart Supercenter
(225) 677-7375
17585 Airline Highway
Prairieville, LA
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am -Sat:8:00 am -Sun:8:00 am -
Pharmacy #
(225) 677-7390
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 8:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Alberston Market
(225) 753-0700
15232 George O'Neal Road
Baton Rouge, LA
 
Winn-Dixie
(225) 766-8400
8601 Siegen Lane
Baton Rouge, LA
Services / Departments
Floral, Deli, Bakery, Seafood, Fresh Meat, Pharmacy
Store Hours
Mon - Fri: 7:00 A.M. - 11:00 P.M.
Pharmacy #
225-766-8803
Pharmacy Hours
Mon - Fri: 8:00 A.M. - 8:00 P.M.

Supertarget
(225) 293-0984
6885 Siegen Lane
Baton Rouge, LA
 
Winn-Dixie
(225) 677-9701
17682 Airline Hgwy
Prairieville, LA
Services / Departments
ATM, Floral, Deli, Bakery, Seafood, Fresh Meat, Pharmacy
Store Hours
Mon - Fri: 7:00 A.M. - 10:00 P.M.
Pharmacy #
225-677-9501
Pharmacy Hours
Mon - Fri: 8:00 A.M. - 8:00 P.M.

Walmart Supercenter
(225) 473-6687
37000 Hwy 3089
Donaldsonville, LA
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am -Sat:8:00 am -Sun:8:00 am -
Pharmacy #
(225) 473-1774
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 8:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Alberston Market
(225) 768-7775
9960 Bluebonnet Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA
 
Whole Foods Market
(225) 218-0452
7529 Corporate Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA
 
Target
(225) 293-0984
6885 Siegen Ln
Baton Rouge, LA
Store Hours
M-Fr: 8:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.Sa: 8:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.Su: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.

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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