Avocado Murphy NC

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Walmart Supercenter
(828) 837-9184
2330 Highway 19
Murphy, 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 #
(828) 837-8804
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm Saturday: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Walmart Supercenter
(706) 835-2881
2257 Hwy 515
Blairsville, GA
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 #
(706) 835-2833
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Ingles Markets
(828) 389-4460
30 Highway 64
Hayesville, NC
Services / Departments
Bakery, Deli, Floral
Store Hours
7:00am to 10:00pm

Food Lion
(706) 258-2223
4295 Old Hwy 76
Blue Ridge, GA
Store Hours
Mon-Sat 7-12 MIDNIGHT

Daves Market
(706) 745-9843
2105 Mulkey Gap Rd
Blairsville, GA

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Ingles Markets
(828) 837-5553
060 Hwy. 19
Murphy, NC
Services / Departments
Bakery, Deli, Floral
Store Hours
Open 24 Hours

Ingles Markets
(706) 745-9862
3-B Hwy. 515 (Blairsville Bypass)
Blairsville, GA
Services / Departments
Bakery, Deli, Floral
Store Hours
7:00am to 10:00pm

Ingles Markets
(706) 632-8060
679 Appalachian Hwy.
Blue Ridge, GA
Services / Departments
Bakery, Deli, Floral
Store Hours
7:00am to 11:00pm

Indian Hills Spring Water
(828) 835-7878
1115 Horton Rd
Murphy, NC

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Foodland
(706) 745-2191
20 Young Harris St
Blairsville, GA

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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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