Acai Berry (Euterpe oleracea) or Brazilian Berry is a tropical fruit, that has gained international recognition for its phenomenal health benefits. Scientific studies have shown over the last decade, that Acai has powerful antioxidant properties and has a nutritional profile that includes Essential Omega Oils, Vitamin E, Phosphorus, and us abundant in Polyphenols.
Acai (Euterpe oleracea) is also a source of flavonoids, 33 times more than in red wine. In addition, Acai contains abundant Polysterols, which are commonly used in the treatment of symptoms associated with high blood pressure.
Acai is used to treat a large number of diseases such as: arthritis, inflammation, cardiovascular disease, potency, nutritional deficiencies and to delay aging. Acai fruit helps to lower the risk of heart disease, lowers cholesterol, treats diabetes retinopathies, fibrocystic and improves immunity.
Compared with unpasteurized cow milk, Acai pulp contains 3 times more lipids, 7 times more carbohydrates, 118 times more iron, 9 times more Vitamin B1, 8 times more Vitamin C and 50% more phosphorous while supplying the same percentage of protein and calcium. It also has 10 times more vitamins and antioxidants than grapes and 2 times more than blueberries.
Acai helps maintaining a healthy heart, the fruit being a good source of anthocyanidins, compounds which are in the red wine. Rich in calcium, Acai brings many benefits for the cardiovascular system, reduces the risk for osteoporosis, and is a factor in reducing the risk for breast cancer. Vitamin E from Acai is essential for tissue regeneration. Being rich in fibers, it accelerates the intestinal movement, thus may reduce the risk of colon cancer.