Why ACAI berry for men?
Acai berry pure puree contains a very high antioxidant property; and it is said to be even more than cranberry, raspberry, blackberry, blueberry or strawberry. In fact, it is safe to say that Acai berry contains among the highest antioxidant in a fruit known so far.
Among the antioxidants, Acai berry is known to be a rich source of compounds called anthocyanins and Resveraterol. Anthocyanins are responsible for the red, purple and blue hues in many fruits, vegetables and flowers. Along with Resveraterol, Anthocyanin is also the similar compound that gives red wine its health benefits. With Acai Berry, these antioxidants are found at even higher concentration - that is at more than 30 times of that found in red wine! This makes Acai Berry a superior radical detoxifying fruit without the health risks associated with alcohol.
These powerful antioxidants found in Acai berry do not only protect cells from oxidative damage caused by free radicals, but could also be linked to a reduced risk of inflammation and blood clotting, as well as protection from obesity and diabetes. Researches into the potential benefits of these antioxidants are still continuing.
Antioxidants aren't the only substances found in Acai berry. Acai berry also contains a synergy of monounsaturated fats (that is the healthy fat needed by our our body), dietary fiber and phytosterols; substances that are associated in promoting cardiovascular and digestive health. The fatty acid content in Acai berry resembles that of olive oil, and is rich in monounsaturated oleic acid that helps omega-3 to penetrate cell membrane.
Acai berry also contain Omega-3, Omega-6 and Omega-9; the three Omegas that are known to lower the bad cholesterol and maintain the good cholesterol.
Acai berry possesses an almost perfect essential amino acid complex in conjunction with valuable trace minerals.
Acai berry is naturally low in sugar, and the flavor is described as a mixture of red wine and chocolate