Avocado Owatonna MN

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Walmart Supercenter
(507) 455-0049
1130 W Frontage Rd
Owatonna, MN
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am -Sat:8:00 am -Sun:8:00 am -
Pharmacy #
(507) 451-3323
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
(507) 451-1882
301 Park Dr
Owatonna, MN
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.

Walmart Supercenter
(507) 835-2250
2103 State St N
Waseca, MN
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am -Sat:8:00 am -Sun:8:00 am -
Pharmacy #
(507) 835-8184
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Lau's Meat Market
(507) 835-1970
1100 2nd St NW
Waseca, MN

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Tim & Shelly (Global Online)
(507) 463-0144
317 4th St NW
New Richland, MN

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Hy-Vee
(507) 451-0138
1620 S Cedar Ave
Owatonna, MN
Store Hours
Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Walmart Supercenter
(507) 332-0232
150 Western Avenue
Faribault, MN
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am -Sat:8:00 am -Sun:8:00 am -
Pharmacy #
(507) 332-0084
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Hy-Vee
(507) 334-2085
1920 Grant Street Nw
Faribault, MN
Store Hours
Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Harvest Food Coop
(507) 451-0340
137 E Front St
Owatonna, MN

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Walmart Supercenter
(507) 280-7733
3400 North West 55Th Street
Rochester, MN
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am -Sat:8:00 am -Sun:8:00 am -
Pharmacy #
(507) 280-7665
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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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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