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Friday, February 1, 2013

Acai Berries Nutritional Benefits for Weight Loss


Acai Berries Nutritional Benefits for Weight Loss:

Acai berries plants are grown in the rainy forests of South America.
The acai berries plants are found in abundance in the forests of Amazon
too. Acai berries fruits are closely related to blue berries fruits.
Acai berries are the most sought after choice of berries because it
provides more health and nutritional benefits than other berries like
blue berries, cranberries, raspberries etc.., Acai berries are
considered as super food

in Western countries now, for its amazing nutritional health
benefits such as Weight Loss and Heart Health etc..,

Acai berries are found in bunches in the plants, and 2 to 3 cms in size
like small grapes and rounded in shape and dark purple in color Acai
berry belongs to the family of Arecaceae and it is scientifically
called as Euterpe Oleracea. Acai berries contain high content of anti
oxidants such as anthocyanin , reseveratrol, ferulic acid, petunidin,
cyanidin-3-galactoside, delphinidin, and tannins like ellagic acid,
protocatechuic acid, epicatechin, apart from other essential vitamins,
minerals, fats, dietary fiber, carbohydrates etc.., and all these
compounds provide nutritional benefits such as, provides relief from
inflammation, eliminates free oxygen radicals, protects against
infections, slows down aging process, helpful for losing weight

, and lowers the risk of cancer disease.

Acai berries Nutritional Benefits for Weight Loss and other health
benefits include; anthocyanins found in acai berries reduce LDL

and increase HDL Cholesterol and the presence of plant sterols
provide protection to cardio vascular system, dilate blood vessels,
prevent clotting of blood in blood vessels, prevent heart stroke, helps
to improve blood circulation thereby improving overall cardio vascular
health. The pulp of acai berries is helpful for weight loss as it
counter the negative effects of fat foods, as per the study conducted by
National Institute of Aging.

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