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Origin and characteristics  of the acai berry

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The  acai palm tree,  huasaí,  murrapo palm,  naidí, or (in Portuguese)  açaí  (Euterpe oleracea) is a  palm  native to northern  South America, appreciated for the nutritional properties of its  fruit.

It comes from a palm that has a long, thin trunk up to 25m tall with a cluster of branches at the top.

Its consumption dates back to times  pre-columbian  and it is a very important food in the diet  Amazon. The intensive cultivation of açaí has spread within the territory  Brazilian, during the 1980s and 1990s,  So  It was used by the tribes of the Amazon jungle as a cure for various diseases. 

benefit effects

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It is a rich source of antioxidants, antiocyanins, which give it that characteristic color, also have an antioxidant and anti-free radical function, ensuring quality blood circulation and protection against the accumulation of fat in the arteries (atherosclerosis).

It is a great source of calcium,  ideal for women over forty because it reduces the risk of osteoporosis, but also for younger women because it reduces menstrual pain, it has  fibers  insoluble that prevent constipation. Daily consumption of this fruit can help in various intestinal problems. In turn, it mitigates the effects of gastric reflux.

Besides,  Acai reduces the effects of aging, in addition to the processes of fatigue in the body and brain caused by stress, tobacco, pesticides and UV rays, among others.


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The dose of acai may depend on the type of ailment or disease, but even so, at the moment no recommended dose limits have been established. Being a fruit, it can be consumed as if it were an apple, although it is not recommended in its entirety.

Your body is the one that must know how much dose it can accept, since acai can be consumed in juices, desserts, ice creams and smoothies. Generally, you should listen to your body, and if you think the dose you are taking is too much, reduce the dose. Remember that some energy drinks contain Acai.

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