Some Facts About Acai Berry

Posted by abie on 12:11 AM in
Miracle Fruit.
Super Fruit.
Magic Fruit.

These are just some of the descriptions that they use to describe acai berry. For many decades now, the natives of South America have been using acai berry for many of its healing power and health benefits. The acai berry is a fruit that can only be found in the Amazon rainforest of South America. This is a very special kind of fruit as it contains vitamins and minerals like Vitamin B1, B2, B3, C, E , Calcium, Fiber and more, and many claimed that it has numerous health benefits.

Though the locals of South America have known the benefits of this fruit for centuries now, it was only recently that the acai berry has gained its popularity. It is now being sold outside South America and is the major ingredient in making healthy fruit drinks like the ones being manufactured by Monavie. This fruit has gained so much popularity that even famous celebrity like Rachel Ray and Oprah Winfrey and other athletes have been promoting acai berry products.

So, why this fruit has created all this hype? Acai Berry is just an ordinary fruit like apples or oranges and peaches, right? But why did it gained so much popularity? The answer lies in the fact that it has been proven by research, laboratory tests and user testimonials that the acai berry fruit indeed has a lot of health benefits.

Let us take a look at the different vitamins and minerals that this fruit contains and what it does to our body and our health:

1. Omega 3 and Omega 6. Acai Berry is rich in Omega 3 and Omega 6 which helps lower the bad cholesterol while increasing the good cholesterol which can help improve cardiovascular health to avoid health diseases like stroke and heart attacks.
2. Fiber. Fiber helps flush out all the waste through the digestive system that is why acai berry is said to help improve digestion. Because acai berry is a fiber rich food (it contains 14 grams of fiber in every 100 grams), it is also said to prevent the risk of acquiring cancer like colon cancer. If partnered also with proper diet and exercise, acai berry can also aid in losing weight.
3. Calcium. Calcium can make our bones strong and acai berry is one of the fruits that are rich in calcium. By taking acai berry products, it will help fight bone problems like osteoporosis.
4. Antioxidants. Acai Berry contains 10 to 30 times more antioxidants than grape or red wine and 2 times more than blueberries. Antioxidants help flush our harmful toxins in our body, thus it prevents diseases and boost our immune system.
5. Vitamin A. Acai Berry is also rich in Vitamin A, which is needed to improve eyesight. Because of this, acai berry is said to prevent degenerative eye diseases such as age related macular degeneration.
6. Vitamin E. Vitamin E is also one of the nutrients that can be found in acai berry and it prevents cell and tissue damage, which can help delay ageing to achieve a more youthful look.
7. Vitamin C. Acai Berry contains two times more Vitamin C than blueberries and we know that Vitamin C is important to improve our immune system.
8. Vitamin B1, B2, and B3. Acai berry is loaded with lots of B vitamins, which is used to convert the food that we eat to fuel to produce energy. This produces an energizing effect allowing the person to do more, be productive and enjoy life.

Miracle fruit, magic fruit, super fruit. No matter how they call it, acai berry is indeed the king of all fruit because of its nutritional value thereby bringing a lot of benefits to a person’s health.


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