Avocado Kansas City MO

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Costco
(816) 216-0003
241 East Linwood Blvd
Kansas City, MO
 
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.

Aldi
4805 State Avenue
Kansas City, KS
Store Hours
Monday-Friday 9am - 8pm
Saturday 9am - 8pm
Sunday 10am - 7pm

Hy-Vee
(913) 383-8303
7620 State Line Road
Prairie Village, KS
Store Hours
Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. ,Closing Thanksgiving at 2 p.m. Reopening Fri. at 6 a.m. Closing Dec 24 at 6 p.m. Closed Dec. 25. Reopening Dec. 26 at 6 a.m.

Sam'S Club
(816) 452-0005
5110 N. Oak Trafficway
Kansas City, MO
Pharmacy #
(816)452-7401

Whole Foods Market
(816) 931-1873
4301 Main St.
Kansas City, MO
 
Aldi
4801 Roe Blvd.
Roeland Park, KS
Store Hours
Monday-Friday 9am - 8pm
Saturday 9am - 7pm
Sunday 10am - 7pm

Walmart
(913) 236-8898
5150 Roe Avenue
Roeland Park, KS
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am -Sat:8:00 am -Sun:8:00 am -
Pharmacy #
(913) 236-8778
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
(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) 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.

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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