University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agriculture Sciences recently published surprising results of a study showing that extracts from Açaí berries triggered a self-destruct response in up to 86% of leukemia cells tested. Read more about the study and its astonishing results at http://news.ufl.edu/2006/01/12/berries/. fice
Amazing health benefits from the tree of life
HSI recently learned about a superfood from the Amazon that, fresh from the tree, provides over 30 times the amount of anthocyanins (potent antioxidants) as red wine and all the beneficial fatty acids of olive oil in one delicious, all-natural package.
Potent Antioxidant Superfruit
Just by its deep violet color, you know there is something special about açaí, the tropical palmberry (Euterpe oleraceae Mart.). With pigmentation so dense, its juice stains anything it touches – skin, cowhide, containers, even teeth when frequently taken undiluted.
The Acai Berry and its “Hidden Secrets”
Phytochemicals characterize, or sum up the whole picture of the beneficial compounds found in fruits, vegetables, and certain teas. They are the protective living matter in which plants are able to thrive in some uncertain environments such as climate and insect infestations.
The Acai Berry and “UFC”
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Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Fighters & Acai
The acai berry consists usually of a pit, and only 10 per cent of the berry is edible. It is small, round, and dark purple in color. It resembles a grape, but it is usually smaller and darker. It consists of an enormous seed and very little percentage of pulp (or skin).