What is Acai berry
Acai is a proprietary blend of concentrated fruit juices with the main ingredients being Acai Berry and Pomegranate Juice. It is used to provide antioxidants for fighting free radicals. Acai berries come from the acai palm tree, which are grown throughout Central and South America. These berries are rich in antioxidants, iron and amino acids in addition to containing high levels of vitamins A and C. The Acaí berry (fruit) is 90% seed pit and 10% acaí pulp and must be carefully handled before it can be consumed. During the process the acaí berries with water are put into a machine and are agitated against one another. This process separates the acaí pulp from the seed to produce a thick acaí fruit pulp puree.
The high nutritional value found in these berries has made it one of the world’s most demanded super foods as the concentration of antioxidants found in the Acai Berries aid in the fight against premature ageing as well as ensuring overall health and well-being. The Acai Berry is also a powerful source of protein and dietary fiber, as well as having high levels of Omega-6 and Omega-9 fatty acids (healthy fats) which are believed to be protective of the heart and cardiovascular system. They may also play a role in lowering cholesterol levels.
An amazonian traditional recipe mixes acaí fruit pulp and natural guarana seed, which gives energy and heighten mental clarity that has caffeine like effects when combined with guarana. Natives living in the Amazon river region in Northern Brazil, have had as part of their diet the acai berry for hundreds of years for it's nutritional value. It's healing and wellness powers are legendary throughout the area. The popularity of the acai berry is starting to spread from Brazil to the rest of the Americas.
With many choosing to move to healthy living with organic and natural food consumption, Acai Berry products are the perfect supplement for health conscious consumers. Acai Berry is also hailed as having anti-aging capabilities . This clinical theory is tied to the high levels of anthocyanins and enormous antioxidant properties.
Acai Berry has the following nutritional, health and wellness properties:
- Cardiovascular System
Clinical studies have revealed that Acai and/or Pomegranate with their powerful antioxidant properties remove damaging free radicals, assist in proper cell function, are anti-inflammatory, and have demonstrated other potential health benefits such as cholesterol reduction, lowering blood pressure, and much more. Acai berries contain very high amounts of essential fatty acid & omegas proven to lower LDL & maintain HDL cholesterol levels. They also have a remarkable concentration of antioxidants to help combat free radicals and premature aging. Acai Berry is a source of a particular class of flavonoids called anthocyanins. The ORAC value of Acai Berry is higher than any other edible berry in the world!