Acai (pronounced Ah-sigh-ee) commonly called the 'Purpleberry' is only found deep with in the Amazon Rainforest. These purple berries grow on a special palm tree long praised by the locals as 'The tree of Life'. Been long consumed by the Amazon tribes, Purple berry has only recently been discovered to be one of the most nutritious and powerful foods on the planet. With a complete essential fatty acid complex, Omega 3,6,9 exceptional antioxidant concentration, Anthocyanins and more, Purpleberry has shown to be a remarkable wholefood supplement that is great for the whole family.
Benefits of the Acai Berry
Due to the nutritional makeup of the Acai berry, it has an amazing number of health benefits. It has antioxidant properties, is antibacterial and anti-inflammatory, is anti-mutagenic, and is great for the cardiovascular system. The Acai berry is loaded with essential fatty acids such as omega 6 and omega 9, which both work to lower the levels of bad cholesterol in the blood while maintaining the levels of good cholesterol. The berry also contains phytosterols, compounds which are very helpful for the body. In fact, one of its main roles is reducing the levels of cholesterol in the blood plasma.
The Acai berry is also very rich in anthocyanins, which is great for the eyes, blood vessels, connective tissue, and the nervous system. Anthocyanins are a form of antioxidants. The Acai berry also has a number of antioxidants that are excellent for the body as they help to restore other antioxidants already in the body such as vitamin C, vitamin E, and glutathione. The flavenoids in the berry also help to protect the body against disease. The berry is also excellent for the eyes as it strengthens visual acuity and helps with a number of eye diseases such as glaucoma or macular degeneration.
The Acai berry also contains enzymes and co-factors such as coenzyme Q10. These help the body in digesting food, as well as transferring nutrients and helping chemical interactions in the body. The anti-mutagenic compounds in the berry help the body’s immune system to fight against cellular degeneration. The berry also strengthens the body in all areas.
This berry is also helpful in people with sleep problems as it helps people to sleep normally as well as providing nutrients to the muscles so that the muscles are able to perform and relax better. It has also been used for centuries as a means of cleansing and detoxifying the body.
Acai berries have rapidly earned themselves a reputation being one of the most nutrient rich foods available & amp; is being touted as the worlds super fruit and rates highly in the list of all super foods
- Over 42 times the antioxidant of fresh blueberries and 10 times that of Spirulina..
- Over 50 essential nutrients many unique to the Amazon soil.
- "#1 Superfood for anti ageing benefits" As seen on Oprah.
- Omega's 3,6,9.
- Completely natural whole food Gluten free, wild gathered, raw, vegan..
- Made from snap frozen Acai. NOT reconstituted pulp..
- Certified Organic, Certified Fair Trade.
- Comes with our purest and most potent guarantee..
Ingredients: 100% Freeze dried organic Açaí berries (crushed up berries).
Amazonia Açaí powder is made from premium grade Açaí pulp, freeze dried at -40 degrees Celsius for maximum nutrient retention here in Australia.
Serving Suggestions: 2 x 3 gram heaped teaspoons daily. Tastes like a blend of chocolate and berries. Delicious mixed with juices, smoothies on cereals or in yoghurt.
Warnings: This food is not a sole source of nutrition and should be used in conjunction with a nutritious diet and with an appropriate physical training or exercise program. This food is not suitable for children under the age of 15 or pregnant women. It should only be used under medical or dietetic supervision. Keep out of reach of children.