By: Victoria Ecklund
AÇAI THE SUPER FRUIT. The açai (“ah-sigh-ee”) fruit is a purple berry that is about the size of a small grape and grows on a palm tree in the Amazon and other places in South America. The berry provides a remarkable source of healthy fats, complete proteins and essential vitamins and minerals.
The fruit offers an excellent array of phytonutrients to protect against free radical damage, to slow the aging process, fight disease and promote optimal health. Native people in Brazil have traditionally used the açai berries to treat conditions ranging from digestive disorders and pain to a host skin conditions. Açai can make a significant difference in one’s overall health and quality of life. Dr Nicholas Perricone, M.D. Said, “The açai berry is one of the most nutritious and powerful foods in the world. Natures perfect energy fruit.” This fruit has been discussed on Oprah, NBC’s Today Show, and on Steve O’Brien’s CBS-FM New York radio show. In addition to its inclusion in several nutritional supplements, the Açai fruit has also made its way into a fruit smoothie in the popular chain Jamba Juice!
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