Avocado Pendleton OR

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Walmart Supercenter
(541) 966-9970
2203 Sw Court Ave
Pendleton, OR
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 #
(541) 966-9971
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Dean's Market & Deli
(541) 278-1415
412 SW 20th St
Pendleton, OR

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Trader Joe'S
(971) 544-0788
2122 Nw Glisan St
Portland, OR
Store Hours
8:00 am - 9:00 pm

(541) 265-2930
2220 N. Coast Hwy
Newport, OR
Services / Departments
Store Hours
6:00 AM-1:00 AM

Kennys Iga
(541) 996-2301
4845 Sw Hwy 101
Lincoln City, OR
(541) 278-4280
203 Sw 20Th Ave
Pendleton, OR
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,seafood,starbucks, DVDPlay Kiosk,Wells Fargo Bank Branch
Store Hours
5:00 AM-1:00 AM
Pharmacy #
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-7:00PM;Sat 9:00AM-6:00PM;Sun 10:00AM-4:00PM

(541) 608-3680
1003 Medford Ctr
Medford, OR
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,seafood,starbucks,Coinmaster,wi-fi,Wells Fargo Bank Branch
Store Hours
5:00 AM-12m
Pharmacy #
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-9:00PM;Sat 9:00AM-6:00PM;Sun 9:00AM-3:00PM

Whole Foods Market
(503) 288-3414
3535 Ne 15Th Ave.
Portland, OR
Winco Foods
(503) 982-4900
440 S. Woodland Ave.
Woodburn, OR
(503) 794-5500
13130 Se 84Th Avenue
Clackamas, OR
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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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