What is Acai? - the benefits from taking Aci health supplements

An introduction to Acai and the benefits from taking Acai health supplements.
By: Xin Jiang
 
May 24, 2009 - PRLog -- What is Acai?
Acai (ah-sigh-ee) is the fruit of the Acai Palm tree, it is found mostly in the Amazon estuary, in the floodplains and on the uplands. The palm has a thin trunk, sometimes slightly curved, which averages 15-20m tall.

The ripe Acai Berry is black-violet in colour, and is approximately 12-15 mm in diameter. The Acai Berry can be harvested all year, but the Brazilian dry season is the period of greatest abundance.

Acai is loaded with Antioxidants, Phytonutrients, Essential Fatty Acids, Omega 3, 6 and 9, Amino Acids, Vitamins and Minerals, Complex Carbohydrates & Dietary Fibre.

"The Acai Berry is one of the most nutritious and powerful foods in the world... natures perfect energy fruit." -Dr Nicholas Perricone

Acai Berry recognised by Oprah Winfrey as, "The Number One Food in the World."

Acai fruit - the world's number one super-food, is now available in the form of an exquisite health drink, destined to make a profound difference in the lives of countless people.

The Premier Acai Blend offers a superior combination of 19 wonderous and forgotten fruits. Each fruit is selected for it's specific and known benefits. Their synergistic effect reaches far beyond what any single fruit ever accomplishes on its own.

The ORAC ( oxygen radical absorption capacity ) assay, developed in 1992 at the National Institutes of Aging, measures the capabilities of antioxidants against free radicals by measuring how much a particular food inhibits the activity of free
ORAC Values of Dried Fruits and Vegetables:
  Acai (freeze dried)  -------------------------------------------------------- 1026
Wild black raspberry ------------------ 340
        Wild blueberry  -------------- 260
              Elderberry   ------------- 240
        Red raspberry  ------------ 210
        Green pepper   ---------- 160
                 Spinach    ---------150
                 Broccoli    -------- 130
              Cranberry   ------- 125
                   Cherry    ------ 100
            Red pepper  ----- 90
           green beans  ---- 70
                     tomato   --- 60
                      Carrot   -- 50

WHY A JUICE?
It's well known that the body absorbs liquids faster and more effectively than solids. Absorption is very important to consider when taking health supplements. Some argument exists over how much more effective liquids are versus pills, and of course, not all pills are the same. However according to the Physician's Desk Reference, "only 10 to 20 percent of vitamins and minerals in ... pill form are absorbed by the human body."

"The latest look-better, live-longer superfood? It's the acai fruit. It's what Denise Richards swears by, what Kelly Slater downs before surfing competitions, and what Dr. Nicholas Perricone uses in his anti-aging potions. It's acai, a multipurpose megabooster berry that Hollywood has been hooked on." - People Magazine 1/30/06

"It may seem odd to start this list of superfoods with one you've likely never heard of. But studies have shown  that this little berry is one of the most nutritious and powerful foods in the world! Acai is the high-energy berry of a special Amazon palm tree." - Oprah Winfrey Show 11/10/04

"There's a miracle berry that can help you live longer and healthier and chances are you've never heard of it. It's called acai and it could help you ward off cancer, protect your heart, even prevent Alzheimer's disease, according to some research." - ABC News Denver 12/14/06

Are you suffering from....
ARTHRITIS, Depression, Diabetes, Fibromyalgia, Heart Disease, Stress, High Blood Pressure, High Cholesterol, Immune problems, Circulatory conditions, Sleep Problems...?
Acai Berry can Help you!

For free consultations and a sample, contact http://www.theacaistory.com/xin
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