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Anthocyanins in Acai


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One of the many benefits of acai is anthocyanins. These valuable antioxidants can work wonders with chronic inflammation, neurological disorders, cardiovascular disease, retinopathy and cancer among others. Anthocyanins are 6 to 8 times more potent than vitamin C, and the acai berry contains the most highly concentrated forms of anthocyanins among all other fruits and vegetables.

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Anthocyanins in Acai

  1. 1. Visit for real facts about the Acai Berry
  2. 2. <ul><li>Have you ever wondered why cardiovascular disease is not prevalent in France despite the French’s high-fat diet? </li></ul><ul><li>The answer could be in the volumes of red wine they consume </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Red wine contains anthocyanins – believed to negate the effects of a fatty diet and smoking </li></ul><ul><li>The Brazilian acai fruit contains 30% more anthocyanins than red wine </li></ul>
  4. 4. The value of anthocyanins <ul><li>Chronic inflammation – anthocyanins neutralize the enzymes that damage connective tissue </li></ul><ul><li>The anti-inflammatory capabilities of anthocyanins can help lower the risk of Alzheimer’s disease, atherosclerosis, diabetes and osteoporosis </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Neurological disorders – oxidative damage in brain cells can lead to brain damage and brain trauma </li></ul><ul><li>Cyanidin-3-glucoside anthocyanins in acai can help reverse age-related neurological deficits </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Cardiovascular disease – one of the terrific benefits of acai is its ability to lower cholesterol levels </li></ul><ul><li>Anthocyanins control elevated LDL levels that can clog arteries and lead to atherosclerosis </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Blindness – anthocyanins prevent capillaries from leaking, a major cause of retinopathy that leads to blindness </li></ul><ul><li>Anthocyanins also help you adapt better to light and dark as well as reduce eye fatigue </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Cancer – anthocyanins can halt the progress of colon cancer </li></ul><ul><li>In a recent lab experiment, anthocyanins killed around 20 percent of malignant cells without damaging non-cancerous cells </li></ul>
  9. 9. Visit for real facts about the Acai Berry