Avocado Tempe AZ

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Safeway
(480) 829-6824
926 E. Brdway
Tempe, AZ
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,produce,seafood,starbucks,Sushi bar, DVDPlay Kiosk,Coinmaster,wi-fi,Wells Fargo Bank Branch
Store Hours
5:00 AM-1:00 AM

Walmart Supercenter
(480) 966-0264
800 East Southern Ave
Tempe, 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 #
(480) 966-2791
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Target
(480) 214-2667
1800 E Rio Salado Pkwy Ste 120
Tempe, AZ
Store Hours
M-Fr: 8:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.Sa: 8:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.Su: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.

Target
(480) 831-9162
1818 E Baseline Rd
Tempe, AZ
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.

Safeway
(480) 755-1844
1515 E. Elliot Rd.
Tempe, AZ
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,seafood,starbucks, DVDPlay Kiosk,Coinmaster,wi-fi,U.S. Bank Branch
Store Hours
5:00 AM-Midnight
Pharmacy #
480-777-9621
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 8:00AM-8:00PM;Sat 8:00AM-6:00PM;Sun 10:00AM-6:00PM

Whole Foods Market
(480) 456-1400
5120 S. Rural Rd
Tempe, AZ
 
Trader Joe'S
(480) 838-4142
6460 S. Mcclintock Drive
Tempe, AZ
Store Hours
8:00 am - 9:00 pm

Walmart Supercenter
(480) 345-8686
1380 West Elliott Road
Tempe, 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 #
(480) 345-1114
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Alberston Market
(480) 820-8166
750 East Guadalupe Road
Tempe, AZ
 
Safeway
(480) 838-7452
1225 W. Guadalupe
Mesa, AZ
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,starbucks, DVDPlay Kiosk,Coinmaster,Wells Fargo Bank CAR WASH
Store Hours
5:00 AM-Midnight
Pharmacy #
480-820-4202
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 8:00AM-8:00PM;Sat 8:00AM-6:00PM;Sun 10:00AM-6:00PM

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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