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New at Avocado Cafe, Healthy Acai Bowls and Smoothie

Benefits of Acai Berries

There are numerous healthy berries that would be a great addition to your diet. The Acai berry is one of the
healthiest berries you will ever find.
Acai is an indigenous berry commonly found in the rain forests of the Amazon.
This antioxidant-rich fruit has been heralded for centuries as a healing, immune-stimulating, energy-boosting fruit.
An exotic relative of the blueberry and cranberry, research has shown that this antioxidant -rich berry may be able
to support in the prevention of diseases associated with oxidative damage, not to mention many other health
benefits.

Energy Boost
Due its overall health benefits, taking acai extract can lead to an increased overall level of energy, and may aid to combat fatigue
and exhaustion.

Heart Health
Similar to red wine, research shows that acai berries are extremely high in anthocyanins, a form of plant antioxidant associated
with the ability to lower cholesterol levels in the blood stream. They are also rich in plant sterols that provide cardio-protective
benefits to our cells. It does this by preventing blood clots, improving overall blood circulation, and relaxing the blood vessels.

Aids in Weight Loss
Known by nutritionists as a super-food, acai may help us not only lose weight, but maintain a healthy weight. One interesting
study from the National Institutes of Aging found that pulp from the acai berry had the ability to reduce the negative effects of a
high-fat diet in laboratory studies on flies.

Promotes Skin Health
Currently, many modern beauty products are carrying acai oil, again due to the oil’s high antioxidant content. What is more, acai
oil is a great natural alternative to chemical based skin-care products that harm the skin in the long-run. Taken internally, the
berries can also give your skin a healthier glow. In fact,
Brazilians have been eating acai berries for centuries to treat skin conditions.

Improved Cellular Health
On a general level, the anthocyanins found in acai play a role in our cellular protection system, helping to keep cells strong
against the invasion of free radicals.

Anti-Aging Effects
Acai berries are one of the planets highest sources of antioxidants. They contribute to an ability to slow or reverse typical
processes of aging related to oxidative damage.

Helps with Digestive Upset
Taking acai may also aid in keeping our digestive system clean and in optimal function. The berries have powerful detoxificat ion
capacities in the human body and are a well-known traditional source of dietary fiber. Of course, there are many other high fiber
foods that can do the same thing, including many other types of berries.

Improves Mental Function
Preliminary research studies show that acai may prevent mental imbalance in menopausal women.

May Help Fight Cancer
Acai is very high in Vitamin C and ellagic acid, an immune-system-boosting combination that has been shown to suppress the growth of cancer. One study published in the Journal of Agriculture and Food Chemistry found that polyphenolic compounds extracted from acai reduced cancer cell proliferation by 56-86%.

Starting Monday 22th June, com and try our New Healthy Acai Bowls and Smoothie at Avocado Cafe.

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