Avocado Lockport IL

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Safeway
(708) 301-3418
14200 S. Bell Rd
Homer Glen, IL
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,seafood,starbucks,Sushi bar,Olive bar,Coinmaster,Chase Bank
Store Hours
5:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Pharmacy #
(708) 301-5778
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-9:00PM;Sat-Sun 9:00AM-5:00PM

Target
(815) 524-9801
349 S Weber Rd
Romeoville, IL
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.

Safeway
(815) 293-0594
435 N. Weber Rd
Romeoville, IL
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,seafood,starbucks,Sushi bar,Coinmaster,Bank One Branch
Store Hours
Mon REOPEN 6:00 AM;Tue-Sat 24 HRS;Sun 24 HRS - Midnight
Pharmacy #
(815) 293-3320
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-9:00PM;Sat-Sun 9:00AM-5:00PM

Target
(815) 439-6940
2701 Plainfield Rd
Joliet, IL
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.

Meijer
(630) 783-5300
755 E Boughton Rd
Bolingbrook, IL
Store Hours
Monday - Friday: 9am - 9pm
Saturday: 9am - 7pm
Sunday: 10am - 6pm

Walmart Supercenter
(815) 838-1027
16241 South Farrell Road
Lockport, IL
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sun:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Pharmacy #
(815) 836-3422
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
(815) 439-1666
420 Weber Road
Romeoville, IL
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am -Sat:8:00 am -Sun:8:00 am -
Pharmacy #
(815) 439-3308
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Cub Foods Joliet No
(815) 744-2222
1590 No Larkin
Joliet, IL
 
Safeway
(815) 254-7692
2318 Essington Rd
Joliet, IL
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,seafood,Sushi bar,Coinmaster,Bank One Branch
Store Hours
Mon -Sat 5:00 AM - 1:00 AM;Sun 5:00 AM - Midnight
Pharmacy #
(815) 254-7906
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-9:00PM;Sat-Sun 9:00AM-5:00PM

Target
(630) 378-5544
1188 W Boughton Rd
Bolingbrook, IL
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.

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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