Avocado Ooltewah TN

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Publix
(423) 238-1032
5958 Snow Hill Rd Ste 168
Ooltewah, TN
Pharmacy #
(423) 238-2105

Food Lion
(423) 855-8291
4850 Hwy 58
Chattanooga, TN
Store Hours
Mon-Sat 6 AM - 11 PM

Food Lion
(423) 894-5234
7601 East Brainerd Road
Chattanooga, TN
Store Hours
Mon-Sat 7 AM - 11 PM

Sam'S Club
(423) 954-1746
6101 Lee Hwy
Chattanooga, TN
Pharmacy #
(423)954-1274

Aldi
5706 Lee Highway
Chattanooga, TN
Store Hours
Monday-Friday 9am - 8pm
Saturday 9am - 8pm
Sunday 10am - 7pm

Walmart Supercenter
(423) 238-1036
5588 Little Debbie Parkway
Ooltewah, TN
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 #
(423) 238-1036
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Target
(423) 490-1418
1816 Gunbarrel Rd
Chattanooga, TN
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.

Publix
(423) 296-1903
8644 E Brainerd Rd
Chattanooga, TN
Pharmacy #
(423) 296-1908

Walmart Supercenter
(423) 899-7021
2020 Gunbarrel Rd, #250
Chattanooga, TN
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 #
(423) 855-0803
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
(423) 843-1138
6210 Hixson Pike
Hixson, TN
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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