Avocado Rutland VT

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Walmart
(802) 773-0200
1 Rutland Plaza
Rutland, VT
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 #
(802) 773-1600
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Pricechopper
(802) 747-7880
38 Rutland Shopping Plaza
Rutland, VT
Pharmacy #
(802) 747-7887

Hannaford Supermarket & Phrmcy
(802) 775-8900
241 S Main St
Rutland, VT

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Grand Union
(802) 775-6986
Norton Pl. & Main St.
Rutland, VT

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Sun's East Market
(802) 773-1628
2691 E Clarendon Rd
North Clarendon, VT

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Hannaford Supermarket & Pharmacy
(802) 775-8900
241 South Main Street
Rutland, VT
Store Hours
Monday 6am - Midnight 9am - 9pm
Tuesday 6am - Midnight 9am - 9pm
Wednesday 6am - Midnight 9am - 9pm
Thursday 6am - Midnight 9am - 9pm
Friday 6am - Midnight 9am - 9pm
Saturday 6am - 11pm
Sunday 6am - 11pm
Pharmacy #
(802) 775-5858
Pharmacy Hours
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Fri:
Sat: 9am - 7pm
Sun: 9am - 6pm

Pricechopper
(802) 438-6119
Rte. 4A , Westway Mall
West Rutland, VT
 
Price Chopper
(802) 438-6119
5 N Main St
Rutland, VT

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Grand Union Family Markets
(802) 775-0292
12 N Main St
Rutland, VT

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Poultney Market & Spirits
(802) 287-5732
37 Main St
Poultney, VT

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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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