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The Benefits of Acai Berries. A Secret Formula For Effective Weight Loss

By Brown Ezilon.com Articles Published 05/21/2010 | Beauty

The use of acai berries has become extremely widespread worldwide, due to the many beneficial and nutritional properties this plant contains.

Acai berries have a higher level of antioxidants than any other fruits known for this effect, and contribute in losing weight and stimulating your body and general body condition.

Acai berries are small tropical berries that hold double and even ten times the amount of antioxidants than other more common fruits, such as raspberries, grapes and blueberries. The juice has a pleasant taste, which can remind us of a blend between grapes and wild raspberries, it is therefore a natural remedy appreciated by all.

Amongst the beneficial properties of acai berries is weight loss, it is popular amongst those who are trying to lose weight using natural supplements and is very effective, for it provides us with the energy we need during dieting and helps the overall body condition. Acai berry juice is also very effective in reducing the rate of heart diseases due to a specific phytochemical, anthocyanin that impedes cardio-vascular problems.

Acai berry juice is easy to drink and is appreciated by adults and children alike, providing energy and strength together with a high nutritional value. In Brazil the natives drink it specifically for its energy content and nutritional factors. Another essential nutritional element in Acai berries is that they contain a particularly exceptional combination of fatty acids and omega oils, in addition to other important ingredients that help fight against the formation of specific kinds of cancer.

 According to researches conducted on the effect of acai berries on certain cancer formations, it was found that the elements that were present in these berries produced a damaging effect on nearly all the leukaemia cells. This finding is very promising as it is one of the rare natural remedies known to have a direct impact on fighting cancer cells, without side effects on patients. 

Acai berries are also popular with older people, who are searching everywhere for ways to fight against age. The plant is a natural anti-aging treatment that eliminates free radicals, which are the cause of the onset of aging. The acai berry juice is also very economical as opposed to other supplements found in shops that defend our bodies against aging elements. These berries can also prevent certain diseases such as diabetes, arthritis and other heart troubles, which are diseases that typically hit people after a certain age. Another important property contained in these berries is that they help regulate the formation of cholesterol, which can cause the blockage of arteries, hence provoke a heart condition.

Cholesterol is important to the body for it protects the arteries and nerves forming a layer of protection along their walls, an excess will eventually lead to major problems, hence the need to control its production.

Normally the body naturally produces the right amount of cholesterol to help the body function properly, unfortunately the excess of certain food types, such as meat, eggs and dairy products will raise the levels of cholesterol and cause the blockage of arteries setting off major circulatory problems.