Avocado Monroe NC

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Aldi
1404 W. Roosevelt Blvd.
Monroe, NC
Store Hours
Monday-Thursday 9am - 7pmFriday 9am - 8pm
Saturday 9am - 7pm
Sunday 12pm - 6pm

Food Lion
(704) 289-5067
100 E. Sunset Drive
Monroe, NC
Store Hours
Mon-Sat 7 AM - 10 PM

Walmart Supercenter
(704) 289-5478
2406 W Roosevelt Blv
Monroe, NC
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 #
(704) 289-5441
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Harris Teeter
(704) 289-1156
6610 Old Monroe Rd
Indian Trail, NC
Store Hours
6am-11pm
Pharmacy #
(704) 289-1193
Pharmacy Hours
9am-9pm Mon-Fri

Food Lion
(704) 893-0693
7868 Idlewild Road
Indian Trail, NC
Store Hours
Mon-Sat 7 AM - 11 PM

Harris Teeter
(704) 289-5656
1817 Dickerson Blvd
Monroe, NC
Store Hours
7am-10pm

Target
(704) 225-8378
2901 W Highway 74
Monroe, NC
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.

Food Lion
(704) 233-5122
221 West Hwy 74
Wingate, NC
Store Hours
Mon-Sat 7 AM - 10 PM

Walmart Supercenter
(704) 882-5566
2101 Younts Road
Indian Trail, NC
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 #
(704) 882-6853
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Food Lion
(704) 624-5071
7206 Marshville Blvd.
Marshville, NC
Store Hours
Mon-Sat 7 AM - 11 PM

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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