Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Health Facts of Acai Berry Fruits

* Acai berry has excellent levels of anti-oxidants, minerals, and vitamins that have health benefit and disease stopping properties.

* Acai berry is also rich in medium chain fatty acids like oleic acid (omega-9) & linoleic acid (omega-6). These compounds help reduce LDL-cholesterol level & raise nice HDL-cholesterol levels in the body as well as help prevent heart disease. In addition, they help prevent skin dryness by maintaining sufficient moisture in the skin.
* Acai pulp has lovely levels of dietary fiber. Lovely fiber in the diet helps remove cholesterol in the stools.

* Acai berries fruits contain nice amount of minerals like potassium, manganese, copper, iron, and magnesium. Potassium is an important part of cell and body fluids that helps controlling heart rate and blood pressure. Manganese is used by the body as a co-factor for the antioxidant enzyme, superoxide dismutase.

* They are rich in B-complex vitamins and vitamin-K. Contain excellent amounts of niacin, vitamin B-6 and riboflavin. These vitamins are function as co-factors and help body in the metabolism of carbohydrates, proteins, and fats.

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