Acai for Internal Stability Like all berries, the acai berry is known for being very rich in antioxidants. Numerous scientific studies have been conducted on raw and powdered acai berries and the results have shown that the raw acai berry does have a uniquely high antioxidant content.Let us explore some of the health benefits of acai berry:
The role of antioxidants in the anti-ageing process is well established.Antioxidants alone can stabilize and neutralize free radicals in the body.ORAC values measure the time an antioxidant takes to react to free radicals, as well as the amount of antioxidants in the specific food. The foods that tend to rank the highest in ORAC values are fruits with bright pigmentation: berries, red grapes, cherries and apples are some examples. The ORAC rating for acai is 18,500.The USDA recommends we consume 3,000 to 5,000 ORAC units daily. In truth, 80% of the population is consuming less than 1,000 ORAC units a day. Some studies show that antioxidants in acai are easily absorbed into the body when compared to other fruits and vegetables.
Seretonin is a naturally produced substance in the human body which is important in regulating sleeping patterns.High content of omega oils, vitamin B and amino acids in acai berries help to produce more serotonin, thus improving brain cells communication and reducing the chances of mental dysfunction and more sleep.
Studies have shown that polyunsaturated fat known as omega-3 and dietry fibre help reduce cholesterol levels. Acai berry fruit can also help in maintaining the healthy HDL cholesterol levels as it is rich in essential fatty acids such as omega-6 and omega-9 fatty acid (linoleic acid and oleic acid) and is believed to have the capacity to lower bad LDL cholesterol level.
Acai is also rich in Anthocyanins that assist with better metabolism, helps to regulate blood circulation and alleviate the qi of the digestive system. A recent study, found a proprietary, standardized, acai berry extract reduced stress-related parameters such as blood glucose levels .This test was conducted on pilots.
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Acai for Internal Stability
One could eat a big meal and miss some of the important ingredients the acai offers. With Acai you can help your body accomplish the kind of internal stability that is extremely rare owing to the present day lifestyle.
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Published on Mar 25, 2012
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