Avocado Independence MO

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Costco
(816) 200-2003
19040 E. Valley View Pkwy
Independence, MO
 
Hy-Vee
(816) 836-1177
1525 East 23Rd Street South
Independence, MO
Store Hours
Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Sam'S Club
(816) 350-1687
4100 Bolger Drive
Independence, MO
Pharmacy #
(816)350-2931

Walmart Supercenter
(816) 313-1183
11601 East Us 40 Highway
Kansas City, MO
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am -Sat:8:00 am -Sun:8:00 am -
Pharmacy #
(816) 313-0673
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Hy-Vee
(816) 224-4288
601 Sw U.S. Highway 40
Blue Springs, MO
Store Hours
Open 24 hours a day ,Pharmacy Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. , Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. , Sunday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Walmart
(816) 478-4090
4000 S Bolger Rd
Independence, MO
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am -Sat:8:00 am -Sun:8:00 am -
Pharmacy #
(816) 478-3975
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
(816) 373-1800
17810 E 39Th St S
Independence, MO
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.

Hy-Vee
(816) 358-9940
9400 E. 350 Highway
Raytown, MO
Store Hours
Open 6 a.m. to 12 midnight daily. Closed from midnight to 6 a.m. every day.

Target
(816) 452-2164
4375 N Chouteau Trfy
Kansas City, MO
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.

Walmart
(816) 358-7790
10300 E. Hwy 350
Raytown, MO
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am -Sat:8:00 am -Sun:8:00 am -
Pharmacy #
(816) 358-7872
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 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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