Health benefits of acai berry
Acai berry is rich in numerous vitamins, minerals and nutrients that promote overall health. Aside from containing nutritional value to curtail excessive weight, acai berry is also effective in bringing about many other health benefits to the body, making it more popular to more people in all walks of life.
The antioxidant property of acai berry makes the fruit effective in fighting off free radicals that make the body vulnerable to diseases, cancer risks and speedy aging process. Intake of acai berry could help the human body overcome common health risks brought about by exposure to cigarette smoke, pesticides and all other forms of pollutants. The body is also shielded from elements that damage the DNA, cause ailments and attack human cells.
Acai berry intake helps fight heart diseases through maintaining good cholesterol. The essential fatty acids (Omega 3 and 6) and antioxidants found abundantly in acai berry helps fight off and lower bad cholesterol, maintain good cholesterol and prevent heart diseases in the long run. Essential fatty acids also improve the body’s ability to absorb and use important vitamins, including A, D, E and K.
In history, there were reports that British pilots during the height of World War II ate large volumes of bilberry jams to improve night vision. In Japan, bilberry is used to bring relief to eye strain caused by excessive exposure to computer monitors. Bilberry has been found to contain anthocyanins, which facilitate improvement in vision. Studies have also found that such anthocyanins are also found abundantly in acai berry. Because acai berry has antioxidants, the fruit is also believed to fight off eye conditions like macular degeneration and glaucoma.
Some people eat acai berry and take acai berry supplements to attain sound and restful sleep. It is a common knowledge that sleep is often hindered by stressed muscles. As mentioned, acai berry has amino acids that are proven to help relax muscles, leading to more peaceful and hassle-free sleeps. Acai berry is also found to contain the right B vitamins that effectively and appropriately regulate serotonin and dopamine, neurotransmitters that make the brain prompt for a more effective sleep.
Aside from fiber, acai berry also contains vital nutrients and enzymes necessary for aiding the digestion process. Acai berry consumption is found to help control and prevent the occurrence of acid reflux and other unlikely digestive system conditions. To some extent, acai berry consumption also alleviates hunger and the need to unnecessarily eat more.
Acai berry is considered by experts as the ‘Amazon Rainforest Viagra.’ This could be because there have been reports when acai berry consumption significantly increased sexual drive, urge and performance. This is because the fruit is high in carbohydrates, calcium, iron and antioxidant content that altogether boost stamina, energy and endurance, including sexual response. Natives of Brazil have always been attesting the effectiveness of acai berry in improving their bedroom performance.
Regulators are also closely looking at claims that assert other health benefits brought about by acai berry.
Healthful benefits include:
- Relief of arthritis pain
- Treatment of skin warts
- Reduction of seizure occurrence
- Prevention of physical injuries and acceleration of recovery
- Stabilization of normal levels of blood sugar
- Potential to treat leukemia
- Fight off general depression
- Detoxification of the body
- Promotion of healthy, younger-looking and more vibrant skin
- Minimization of inflammation
- Improved blood circulation