- November 15, 2019
ACAI; A SMALL BERRY WITH SUPER POWER!
ORIGIN OF THE AÇAIBES Açai is pronounced as assa-ie, meaning “fruit that cries”. The acai berry is originally from South America and grows on the banks of the Amazon region. Acai is a native berry of the Amazon rainforests. The local population of the Amazon has been eating acai berries for as long as they know, they used this as a healing “energy booster”. Acai berries are enormously rich in antioxidants and stimulate the immune system in a natural way. It is very difficult to be able to consume fresh acai berries. This is due to the tropical climate; one hour after the berries fall from the tree, they can spoil. Because these berries are so perishable, in the Netherlands they are actually only available in a processed form such as juice, pulp or powder. Açai is a dark purple berry with the appearance of a grape, the berry consists of no less than 80% pit. The acai berry is an exotic family member of the blueberry and cranberry. Frozen acai and acai powder are nutrient-rich Acai berries have a unique nutritional profile for a fruit because they contain a little fat and little sugar. Frozen acai pulp how healthy is it? The acai berry contains all kinds of vitamins (including vitamin B and vitamin K, niacin and riboflavin) and minerals such as potassium (potassium), manganese, copper, iron and magnesium. In contrast to other berries, the acai berry also contains high concentrations of fatty acids. Omega 6 and omega 9 fatty acids that can be found in the berry have a positive effect on the heart