Avocado Sierra Vista AZ

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Walmart
(520) 458-8790
657 State Hwy 90
Sierra Vista, AZ
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 #
(520) 458-9690
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Safeway
(520) 432-3038
101 Naco Road
Bisbee, AZ
Services / Departments
Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,starbucks, DVDPlay Kiosk,Coinmaster
Store Hours
5:00 AM-Midnight
Pharmacy #
520-432-2262
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-8:00PM;Sat 9:00AM-6:00PM;Sun 10:00AM-4:00PM

Food City
(520) 439-6080
85 S Highway 92
Sierra Vista, AZ

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Fry's Food Store Pharmacy
(520) 458-0989
4351 E Highway 90
Sierra Vista, AZ

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Bisbee Food Coop
(520) 432-4011
72 Erie St
Bisbee, AZ
 
Safeway
(520) 459-4204
2190 E. Fry Blvd
Sierra Vista, AZ
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,produce,seafood,starbucks, DVDPlay Kiosk,Coinmaster,Wells Fargo Bank Branch
Store Hours
5:00 AM-Midnight

Schwan's Sales Enterprises
(520) 439-5854
6657 E Little Michigan Rd
Sierra Vista, AZ

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Asian Market
(520) 458-1988
325 W Fry Blvd Ste 8
Sierra Vista, AZ

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Shamrock Foods Co
(520) 378-2563
5575 S Hwy 92
Sierra Vista, AZ

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Sierra Vista Vitamins
(520) 458-6494
2270 E Fry Blvd Ste E7
Sierra Vista, AZ

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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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