Avocado Olathe KS

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Walmart Supercenter
(913) 764-7150
395 N. K 7 Hwy
Olathe, KS
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am -Sat:8:00 am -Sun:8:00 am -
Pharmacy #
(913) 764-7165
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Supertarget
(913) 393-4400
15345 W 119Th St
Olathe, KS
Store Hours
M-Fr: 8:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.Sa: 8:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.Su: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.

Costco
(913) 227-3703
9350 Marshall Drive
Lenexa, KS
 
Hy-Vee
(913) 438-8308
13400 W 87Th St
Lenexa, KS
Store Hours
Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Closing Dec. 24 at 6 p.m. Closed Dec. 25. Reopening Dec. 26 at 6 a.m. ,Your Lenexa Hy-Vee will be open New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day.

Costco
(913) 217-2053
12221 Blue Valley Parkway
Overland Park, KS
 
Walmart Supercenter
(913) 829-4404
13600 S. Alden St.
Olathe, KS
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am -Sat:8:00 am -Sun:8:00 am -
Pharmacy #
(913) 829-5300
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Aldi
20250 W. 154Th Street
Olathe, KS
Store Hours
Monday-Friday 9am - 8pm
Saturday 9am - 8pm
Sunday 10am - 7pm

Sam'S Club
(913) 402-1405
8300 West 135Th Street
Overland Park, KS
Pharmacy #
(913)402-4352

Sam'S Club
(913) 894-0084
12200 W. 95Th St.
Lenexa, KS
Pharmacy #
(913)894-2093

Supertarget
(913) 327-7770
12200 Blue Valley Pkwy
Overland Park, KS
 

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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