Avocado Yakima WA

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Safeway
(509) 453-8833
205 N. 5Th Ave
Yakima, WA
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,seafood,starbucks,Sushi bar,Olive bar,Coinmaster,wi-fi
Store Hours
Mon-Sun 6:00AM-1:00AM
Pharmacy #
509-453-1310
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-7:00PM;Sat 9:00AM-6:00PM;Sun Closed

Walmart
(509) 966-0478
6600 W Nob Hill Blvd
Yakima, WA
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 #
(509) 966-3814
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Walmart Supercenter
(509) 248-3448
1600 E Chestnut Ave
Yakima, WA
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 #
(509) 248-3855
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Top Foods
(509) 452-8677
2203 So First St
Yakima, WA
 
Safeway
(509) 865-5700
711 W. First Ave
Toppenish, WA
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,Coinmaster
Store Hours
Mon-Sun 6:00AM-12:00AM
Pharmacy #
509-865-4584
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-7:00PM;Sat-Sun 9:00AM-6:00PM

Safeway
(509) 965-3622
5702 Summitview Ave
Yakima, WA
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,seafood,starbucks,Sushi bar,Olive bar,Coinmaster,wi-fi
Store Hours
Mon-Sun 5:00AM-1:00AM
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-7:00PM;Sat 9:00AM-6:00PM;Sun 11:00AM-6:00PM

Safeway
(509) 457-6040
905 E. Meade
Yakima, WA
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,seafood,starbucks,Olive bar,Coinmaster,wi-fi
Store Hours
Mon-Sun 5:00AM-1:00AM
Pharmacy #
509-248-6425
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-7:00PM;Sat 9:00AM-6:00PM;Sun 11:00AM-6:00PM

Target
(509) 248-3314
12 N Fair Ave
Yakima, WA
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.

Costco
(509) 454-5240
2310 Longfibre Rd
Union Gap, WA
 
Wray's Food & Drug
(509) 248-0610
401 W Nob Hill Blvd
Yakima, WA

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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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