Super Acai

150 capsules

Rich in Antioxidants

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Super Acai
Açai (pronounced: Ah-sah-ee) is a rainforest berry that grows on palm trees in the Amazon basin. These dark purple berries are high in anthocyanins, which are antioxidants that protect the body against free radical damage. It also contains essential fatty acids, amino acids, dietary fibre and phytosterols. Açai has been valued as a superfood that contains significant amounts of nutrients and supports the normalisation of health and well being.
Ingredients: Açai berry dried powder 500mg, equivalent to fresh Açai berries 29000mg. This product contains encapsulating aids.
Suggested Use: Adults: Take 2 capsules 2 to 3 times daily, or as professionally recommended.
References:

Del Pozo-Insfran D., Percival S.S., Talcott S.T., Açai (Euterpe oleracea Mart.) polyphenolics in their glycoside and aglycone forms induce apoptosis of HL- 60 leukemia cells. J Agric Food Chem. 2006 Feb 22; 54 (4): 1222-9.

Jagger A., Amazonian berry: on a scale of the world’s most nutritious and healthy ‘superfoods’, the Brazilian acai berry is claimed to rank alongside blueberries and pomegranates for its health-giving properties. Chemistry and Industry. FindArticles.com. 01 Mar, 2009.

Jensen G.S., Wu X., Patterson K.M., Barnes J., Carter S.G., Scherwitz L., Beaman R., Endres J.R., Schauss A.G., In vitro and in vivo antioxidant and anti-inflammatory capacities of an antioxidant-rich fruit and berry juice blend. Results of a pilot and randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled, crossover study. J Agric Food Chem. 2008 Sep 24; 56 (18): 8326-33.

Mertens-Talcott S.U., Rios J., Jilma-Stohlawetz P., Pacheco-Palencia L.A., Meibohm B., Talcott S.T., Derendorf H., Pharmacokinetics of anthocyanins and antioxidant effects after the consumption of anthocyanin-rich acai juice and pulp (Euterpe oleracea Mart.) in human healthy volunteers. J Agric Food Chem. 2008 Sep 10; 56 (17): 7796-802.

Pacheco-Palencia L.A., Talcott S.T., Safe S., Mertens-Talcott S., Absorption and biological activity of phytochemical-rich extracts from açai (Euterpe oleracea Mart.) pulp and oil in vitro. J Agric Food Chem. 2008 May 28; 56 (10): 3593-600.

Schauss A.G., Wu X., Prior R.L., Ou B., Huang D., Owens J., Agarwal A., Jensen G.S., Hart A.N., Shanbrom E., Antioxidant capacity and other bioactivities of the freeze-dried Amazonian palm berry, Euterpe oleraceae mart. (acai). J Agric Food Chem. 2006 Nov 1; 54 (22): 8604-10.

Schauss A.G., Wu X., Prior R.L., Ou B., Patel D., Huang D., Kababick J.P., Phytochemical and nutrient composition of the freeze-dried amazonian palm berry, Euterpe oleraceae mart. (acai). J Agric Food Chem. 2006 Nov 1; 54 (22): 8598-603.

Cautions: Seek professional health advice if pregnant, lactating, suffering from a medical condition, or taking medication before supplementing.

Disclaimer:

Nutritional information contained here is based on research literature and published knowledge on nutrition. Any nutritional suggestions should not be taken as medical advice.