Avocado Vienna VA

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Magruder'S
(703) 938-4700
180 Maple Ave W
Vienna, VA
 
Giant
(703) 281-9257
359 Maple Avenue East
Vienna, VA
Store Hours
Mon:6:00 a.m.-Midnight Tue:6:00 a.m.-Midnight Wed:6:00 a.m.-Midnight Thu:6:00 a.m.-Midnight Fri:6:00 a.m.-Midnight Sat:6:00 a.m.-Midnight Sun:6:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.

Shoppers Food Warehouse
(703) 978-1256
9622 Main St
Fairfax, VA
 
Harris Teeter
(703) 448-0132
8200 Crestwood Heights Dr
Mclean, VA
Store Hours
Open 24 hrs
Pharmacy #
(703) 448-0679
Pharmacy Hours
9am-9pm Mon-Fri

Whole Foods Market
(703) 448-1600
7511 Leesburg Pike
Falls Church, VA
 
Whole Foods Market
(703) 319-2000
143 Maple Ave East
Vienna, VA
 
Safeway
(703) 765-3434
1624 Belle View Blvd.
Alexandria, VA
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,produce,seafood,Coinmaster
Store Hours
5 AM - Midnight

Safeway
(703) 343-1000
7401 Colshire Dr.
Mclean, VA
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,seafood,starbucks,Sushi bar,wi-fi
Store Hours
24 Hours
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-9:00PM;Sat 9:00AM-7:00PM;Sun 10:00AM-4:00PM

Trader Joe'S
(703) 288-0566
7514 Leesburg Turnpike
Falls Church, VA
Store Hours
8:00 am - 9:00 pm

Safeway
(703) 269-2241
3043 Nutley St.
Fairfax, VA
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,seafood,starbucks,Sushi bar,Olive bar, DVDPlay Kiosk,Coinmaster,SunTrust
Store Hours
5 AM - Midnight
Pharmacy #
703-269-2246
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-9:00PM;Sat 9:00AM-7:00PM;Sun 10:00AM-4:00PM

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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