Avocado Littleton CO

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Safeway
(303) 218-2100
181 W. Mineral Avenue
Littleton, CO
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,produce,starbucks,Sushi bar,Olive bar, DVDPlay Kiosk,wi-fi,U.S. Bank
Store Hours
6:00 AM - Midnight
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-9:00PM;Sat 9:00AM-6:00PM;Sun 10:00AM-6:00PM

Target
(303) 797-1911
1950 E County Line Rd
Highlands Ranch, CO
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.

Supertarget
(303) 323-4971
1265 Sgt Jon Stiles Dr
Highlands Ranch, CO
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.

Cub Foods
(303) 730-0126
7901 S Broadway
Littleton, CO
 
Supertarget
(720) 922-1475
9390 West Cross Drive
Littleton, CO
 
Whole Foods Market
(303) 470-6003
9366 S. Colorado Blvdste B
Highlands Ranch, CO
 
Safeway
(303) 683-1983
9255 S. Broadway
Highlands Ranch, CO
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,seafood,starbucks,Sushi bar,Olive bar, DVDPlay Kiosk,Coinmaster,wi-fi,Wells Fargo Bank Branch
Store Hours
6:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Pharmacy #
303-683-5042
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-9:00PM;Sat 9:00AM-6:00PM;Sun 10:00AM-4:00PM

Alberston Market
(303) 773-9696
7450 S University
Littleton, CO
 
Whole Foods Market
(303) 996-3660
6853 South York Street, Suite 119
Centennial, CO
 
Safeway
(303) 979-2760
7500 So. Pierce
Littleton, CO
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,seafood,starbucks, DVDPlay Kiosk,Coinmaster
Store Hours
5:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Pharmacy #
303-979-0798
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-9:00PM;Sat 9:00AM-6:00PM;Sun 10:00AM-4:00PM

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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