Avocado Rockville MD

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Safeway
(301) 762-0200
1902 Veirs Mill Rd
Rockville, MD
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,produce,seafood,Coinmaster
Store Hours
5 AM - Midnight

Trader Joe'S
(301) 468-6656
12268-H Rockville Pike
Rockville, MD
Store Hours
8:00 am - 9:00 pm

Giant
(301) 315-1460
9719 Traville Gateway Drive Shoppes At Traville
Rockville, 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.

Magruder'S
(301) 946-9290
12389 Georgia Ave
Wheaton, MD
 
Whole Foods Market
(301) 984-4880
1649 Rockville Pike
Rockville, MD
 
Giant
(301) 881-4541
12051 Pike Montrose Crossing
Rockville, MD
Store Hours
Mon:Open 24 Hours Tue:Open 24 Hours Wed:Open 24 Hours Thu:Open 24 Hours Fri:Open 24 Hours Sat:6:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.
Sun:6:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.

Safeway
(301) 770-3665
5200 Randolph
Rockville, MD
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,seafood,Coinmaster
Store Hours
5 AM - Midnight
Pharmacy #
301-770-4295
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-9:00PM;Sat 9:00AM-7:00PM;Sun 10:00AM-4:00PM

Safeway
(301) 990-3150
403 Redland Blvd.
Rockville, MD
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,seafood,starbucks,Sushi bar,Olive bar,Coinmaster,SunTrust Bank
Store Hours
5 AM - Midnight
Pharmacy #
301-990-7248
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-9:00PM;Sat 9:00AM-7:00PM;Sun 10:00AM-4:00PM

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

Magruder'S
(301) 424-1098
205 No Washington St
Rockville, MD
 

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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