Acai berries are native to the Amazon Rain forest growing on the Acai palm-tree called the “tree of life” by local Brazilians. For hundred of years, the native Brazilians have prized Acai berries for their high nutritional value.
Recently discovered by the entire world, the Acai berries have become very popular as one of the most nutritious and powerful foods. Best Known as part of the superfruit with the fantastic taste like raspberry kind of flavor, other reported that it's a pear and apple flavor or mixture of raspberry and chocolaty flavor. Widely eaten as fruit or drinks, slim cocktails, snacks or cookies, the açai berries extracts are now widely used as food supplements.
One of the most important benefit acai berries is that give more energy. It consists of large portions of fiber and anthocyanidins, this fruit is also rich in vitamins such as B1, B2, B3, C, E and minerals iron, calcium, zinc, potassium, magnesium. Vitamins and minerals help promote good health and allow the body to function better. The some qualities of the Acai berries that help improve stamina and feel good.
Acai berries are proven to be beneficial to help in cardiovascular health and resist heart diseases. They help regulate blood sugars and contents to help keep it at stable levels which also protection from diabetes. Another beneficial effect of berries is lowering cholesterol. It is one few fruits that are rich in omega fatty acids as a omega-6 and omega-9, these fatty acids present in the fruit help reducing the bad cholesterol (LDL) while increasing the good cholesterol (HDL). Antioxidants and fatty acids present in the fruit protect body from free radicals, as they are responsible for heart disease, cancer, Alzheimer's and Parkinson's and more.
Acai berries also have an abundance of antioxidants, up to ten times as much as red grapes, twice as much as blueberries and ten to thirty times the anthocyanins of red wine.
Antioxidants help to protect body against the hurt caused by oxygen free radicals and everyday life (food, pollution). Antioxidants enter the bloodstream and help in eliminating free radicals in the body. These antioxidants are beneficial in natural cell renewal and an essential in human development. This is where antioxidants help in the natural cell renewal and protect against other diseases.
Another benefit of the Acai berries is cleanses the body of toxins and helps support digestive system work better. It ridding the body of toxins and also cleanses the circulatory system, is can be result in a stronger immune system and enhance performance improve. Fiber in Acai is not absorbed by he body, it just go through and excreted as a waste, gives a feel of glut. Combination fiber and fatty acids enhance the wight loss by helping the body to maintaining a normal metabolism.
These substances provide aid for health benefits:
- fight against free radicals
- cardiovascular and heart diseases
- degenerative diseases
- anti-aging protection
- keep lower risk of osteoarthritis
- increase energy and vitality, immune system
- healthy looking skin
- improvement of blood circulation
- enhancement of weight loss