Avocado Maple Valley WA

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Safeway
(425) 432-2020
26916 Maple Valley Rd
Maple Valley, WA
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,seafood,starbucks,Sushi bar,Olive bar,Coinmaster,wi-fi,Boeing Employees CU
Store Hours
Open 24 Hours
Pharmacy #
425-432-2949
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-9:00PM;Sat 9:00AM-6:00PM;Sun 11:00AM-6:00PM

Costco
(253) 796-1002
27520 Covington Way Se
Covington, WA
 
Safeway
(425) 228-1740
17230 140Th Avenue Se
Renton, WA
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,produce,seafood,starbucks,Sushi bar,Olive bar,Coinmaster,wi-fi,Wells Fargo
Store Hours
Open 24 Hours

Safeway
(253) 854-2814
20830 108Th Avenue S.E.
Kent, WA
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,seafood,starbucks,Coinmaster,wi-fi,Bank of America
Store Hours
5:00AM-1:00AM
Pharmacy #
253-854-4821
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-9:00PM;Sat 9:00AM-6:00PM;Sun 11:00AM-6:00PM

Briarwood Market
(425) 277-9100
16420 Se 128Th
Renton, WA
 
Walmart
(253) 630-7791
17432 Southeast 270Th Place
Covington, WA
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 #
(253) 630-8682
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Safeway
(253) 630-0063
17051 Se 272Nd
Covington, WA
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,seafood,starbucks,Coinmaster
Store Hours
Mon-Sun 5:00AM-1:00AM
Pharmacy #
253-631-2451
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-9:00PM;Sat 9:00AM-6:00PM;Sun 11:00AM-6:00PM

Safeway
(425) 641-0902
6911 Coal Creek Parkway Se
Newcastle, WA
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,seafood,starbucks,Coinmaster,wi-fi,Wells Fargo Bank
Store Hours
Mon-Sun 6:00AM-1:00AM
Pharmacy #
425-643-9771
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-9:00PM;Sat 9:00AM-6:00PM;Sun 11:00AM-6:00PM

Top Foods
(253) 859-5100
26015 - 104Th Ave Se
Kent, WA
 
Winco Foods
(253) 850-8818
21100 91St Place
S. Kent, WA
 

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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