Friday, April 20, 2012

Acai Berry - the Panacea Fruit

The Acai burn fruit has demonstrated to increase overall energy and strengthen the immune system of the body; the burden is upon the consumers to decide which Acai product on the shelf is good for them.

Acai berry, pronounced ah-sigh-EE, is a round purple black fruit about the size of a blueberry. Found in the Amazonian rainforests, it consists of 80% of seed that’s inedible surrounded by an edible fleshy skin that has wonderful anti-oxidant properties.

Though recently discovered by the urban civilization for its miracle properties, it has been part of the local diet for several eons.

Its considered a miracle fruit because it is power packed with a complete set of minerals, vitamins and essential amino and fatty acids necessary for the human body.

Fruit is made up of iron, calcium, phosphorous, potassium, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Vitamin C and Vitamin E apart from the essential fatty and amino acids. Finding such a combination in any one single fruit or vegetable is difficult.

Also, studies indicate that the anti-oxidant property of the its 33 times more than in a red wine grape.

It provides several benefits to the human body such as increased concentration and clarity of mind, strong immunity system, proper levels of cholesterol, sound sleep, proper circulation and functioning of the heart, improved eyesight and an overall increase in the stamina and energy of the human body.

Since It increases the metabolism of the body, it is said to reduce appetite thus causing some amount of weight loss.

There are several products available in both stores and on the Internet in the form of powders, pills and juices. However, consumers have to be wary of the authenticity of the claims made by these companies.

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