Avocado Lake Oswego OR

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Safeway
(503) 675-2500
17779 Boones Ferry Rd
Lake Oswego, OR
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,seafood,starbucks,Sushi bar,Olive bar, DVDPlay Kiosk,Coinmaster
Store Hours
5:00 AM-1:00 AM
Pharmacy #
503-675-2512
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-9:00PM;Sat 9:00AM-6:00PM;Sun 10:00AM-4:00PM

Trader Joe'S
(503) 639-3238
15391 Sw Bangy Rd
Lake Oswego, OR
Store Hours
8:00 am - 9:00 pm

Target
(503) 624-0273
9009 Sw Hall Blvd
Tigard, OR
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.

Costco
(503) 639-0811
7855 Sw Dartmouth Ave
Tigard, OR
 
Top Foods Tigard Haggen
(503) 848-1900
13600 Sw Pacific Hwy
Tigard, OR
 
Safeway
(503) 675-4480
401 A Ave
Lake Oswego, OR
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,seafood,starbucks,Sushi bar,Olive bar,wi-fi
Store Hours
5:00 AM-12M
Pharmacy #
503-675-4488
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-9:00PM;Sat 9:00AM-6:00PM;Sun 10:00AM-4:00PM

Safeway
(503) 598-6001
15570 S W Pacific Hwy
Tigard, OR
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,seafood,starbucks,Sushi bar,Olive bar, DVDPlay Kiosk,Coinmaster,Wells Fargo Bank Branch
Store Hours
5:00 AM-1:00 AM
Pharmacy #
503-598-6013
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-9:00PM;Sat 9:00AM-6:00PM;Sun 10:00AM-4:00PM

Safeway
(503) 892-4970
8145 S.W. Barbur Blvd.
Portland, OR
Services / Departments
Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce
Store Hours
6:00 AM-12M
Pharmacy #
503-892-4978
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-9:00PM;Sat 9:00AM-6:00PM;Sun 10:00AM-4:00PM

Winco Foods
(503) 443-3934
7500 Dartmouth Rd.
Tigard, OR
 
Haggens Foods
(503) 612-8400
8515 Tualatin Sherwood Rd
Tualatin, OR
 

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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