Acai is a small purple berry and is a fruit of the acai palm or euterpe oleracea.The berry, pronounced (ah-sigh-ee) has been around for thousands of years. The fruit is deep rooted in the traditions of the amazon people. One of the earliest known tribes to have used the berry are the Shuar tribe. They were known for their ability to use plants for various cures as well as foods. They discovered that the acai berry could help build the immune system, fight infection and protect the heart.
Acai berry has only been introduced to western culture since the early 1990's and is widely consumed as a health food supplement. Acai is renowned for it's Antioxidant capacity. The berry contains a range of flavonoids and antioxidants that combat cellular free radical damage. Acai has a thermogenic effect when consumed and can be suitably used as part of weight loss protocols
Acai is rich in vitamin's A & C, provides a range of beneficial trace minerals and is high in fibre and omega essential fatty acids. Acai berry has a range of benefits that include:
- Increases energy
- Promotes healthy skin, hair and nails
- Supports a healthy immune system
- Acts as a potent anti inflammatory
Revolution foods Acai is organic and freeze dried so all of the nutrients are retained. Our suppliers are regarded as one of the best Acai suppliers in the world and are commited to ensure a fairtrade accredited supply.
Its speculated that the immense popularity and demand of Acai is having a huge effect on saving the rainforest. These issues are of the upmost importance to our company.