Avocado West Hartford CT

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Aldi
511 New Park Avenue
West Hartford, CT
Store Hours
Monday-Friday 9am - 8pm
Saturday 9am - 8pm
Sunday 10am - 6pm

Trader Joe'S
(860) 561-4771
1489 New Britain Ave.
West Hartford, CT
Store Hours
8:00 am - 9:00 pm

Stop & Shop
(860) 521-5010
1235 Farmington Avenue
West Hartford, CT
Store Hours
Mon:8:00 a.m.-Midnight Tue:8:00 a.m.-Midnight Wed:8:00 a.m.-Midnight Thu:8:00 a.m.-Midnight Fri:8:00 a.m.-Midnight Sat:8:00 a.m.-Midnight Sun:8:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.

Super Stop & Shop
(860) 232-8777
150 New Park Avenue
Hartford, CT
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:7:00 a.m.-Midnight

Pricechopper
(860) 665-8342
2985 Berlin Turnpike
Newington, CT
Pharmacy #
(860) 667-7603

BJ's
(860) 232-9200
507 New Park Ave.
West Hartford, CT
Services / Departments
Bakery, BJ's Gas(R), Delicatessen, Rotisserie Chicken, Tire Center, Verizon Wireless Kiosk
Store Hours
Mon. - Sat.: 9 A.M. - 9 P.M.Sun.: 9 A.M. - 6 P.M.

Whole Foods Market
(860) 523-8500
50 Raymond Rd
West Hartford, CT
 
Walmart
(860) 953-0040
495 Flatbush Ave
Hartford, CT
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 #
(860) 953-0725
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Super Stop & Shop
(860) 667-8380
44 Fenn Road
Newington, CT
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:7:00 a.m.-Midnight

Aldi
2640 Berlin Pike
Newington, CT
Store Hours
Monday-Friday 9am - 8pm
Saturday 9am - 8pm
Sunday 10am - 6pm

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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