Avocado Siler City NC

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Walmart Supercenter
(919) 663-6000
14215 U.S. Hwy 64 West
Siler City, NC
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 #
(919) 663-6001
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Food Lion
(336) 622-1570
434 W. Swannanoa Ave.
Liberty, NC
Store Hours
Mon-Sat 7 AM - 11 PM

Snow Camp Market
(336) 376-3070
8007 Snow Camp Rd
Snow Camp, NC

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Chatham Marketplace, Your Local Co-op Grocery
(919) 542-2643
480 Hillsboro Street ste 320
Pittsboro, NC

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Food Lion
(910) 579-8395
1680 Seaside Rd
Sunset Beach, NC
Store Hours
Mon-Sat 7 AM - 11 PM

Food Lion
(919) 742-9966
1605 East 11Th St
Siler City, NC
Store Hours
Mon-Sat 7 AM - 11 PM

Food Lion
(919) 542-0861
Hwy 64 Chatham Com Shp Ct
Pittsboro, NC
Store Hours
Mon-Sat 7 AM - 11 PM

Chatham Marketplace, Your Local Co-op Grocery
(919) 542-2643
480 Hillsboro Street ste 320
Pittsboro, NC
 
Target
(336) 455-9900
1628 Highwoods Blvd
Greensboro, NC
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.

Food Lion
(704) 824-4757
202-A Market Street
Cramerton, NC
Store Hours
Mon-Sat 7 AM - 10 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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