Avocado Olney MD

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Shoppers Food Warehouse
(301) 924-4874
1814 Village Mart Drive
Olney, MD
 
Safeway
(301) 924-2621
3333 Spartan Rd.
Olney, MD
Services / Departments
Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,seafood,Coinmaster
Store Hours
5 AM - Midnight
Pharmacy #
301-924-1853
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-9:00PM;Sat 9:00AM-7:00PM;Sun 10:00AM-4:00PM

Century Distributors
(301) 212-9100
15710 Crabbs Branch Way
Rockville, MD
 
Giant
(301) 598-4067
2211 Bel Pre Rd. Plaza Del Mercado Silver
Spring, MD
Store Hours
Mon:6:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.
Tue:6:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.
Wed:6:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.
Thu:6:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.
Fri:6:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.
Sat:6:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.
Sun:6:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.

Safeway
(301) 438-4020
5510 Norbeck Rd
Rockville, MD
Services / Departments
Bakery,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,seafood,starbucks,Coinmaster,wi-fi
Store Hours
5 AM - Midnight
Pharmacy #
301-438-4027
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-9:00PM;Sat 9:00AM-7:00PM;Sun 10:00AM-4:00PM

Giant
(301) 570-1665
17821 Georgia Ave. Village
Olney, MD
Store Hours
Mon:6:00 a.m.-Midnight Tue:6:00 a.m.-Midnight Wed:6:00 a.m.-Midnight Thu:6:00 a.m.-Midnight Fri:6:00 a.m.-Midnight Sat:6:00 a.m.-Midnight Sun:6:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.

Giant
(301) 216-0912
16837 Crabbs Branch Way Shady Grove
Derwood, MD
Store Hours
Mon:6:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.
Tue:6:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.
Wed:6:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.
Thu:6:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.
Fri:6:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.
Sat:6:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.
Sun:6:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.

Rodmans Disc Food & Drug
(301) 230-8930
4301 Randolph Rd
Silver Springs, MD
 
Superfresh
(301) 460-4066
3901 Aspen Hill Rd
Wheaton, MD
 
Safeway
(301) 476-8300
15411 New Hampshire Ave
Silver Spring, MD
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,seafood,starbucks,Sushi bar,Coinmaster,SunTrust Bank Branch
Store Hours
5 AM - Midnight
Pharmacy #
301-476-8307
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-9:00PM;Sat 9:00AM-7:00PM;Sun 10:00AM-4:00PM

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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