Benefits of Acai Berry
benefits of acai berry
The health benefits of taking acai berry have been promoted lately on
internet and some talk shows. Is it hype and marketing or does acai
berry have health benefits that makes it worth taking? Does it really
with weight loss?
This berry fruit has been used by the natives living in Amazon for
centuries to promote heart health and to reduce various diseases.
You will find many claims as to what acai berry can treat. Here is a
partial list of the popular claims.
- reduces inflammation (anti-inflammatory effects)
- cancer cure and prevention
- prevention of heart
- lowers high
- support the immune system
- promotes digestive function
- enhances energy levels
- weight loss
Human studies have shown that acai possesses potent antioxidant
activities, useful in preventing oxidative damage caused by cell
metabolism. It also lowers high
cholesterol in volunteers given this berry fruit.
Animal and lab studies show that acai can stop the growth of leukemia
cells). It also has anti-inflammatory effects, useful for treating osteoarthritis,
rheumatoid arthritis and many other inflammatory conditions.
and cancer treatment claims?
Unfortunately, despite claims that taking acai berry can cause weight
loss, there's not evidence that this is the case.
What about using acai to cure or treat cancer? There are no studies
done in humans to support this claim.
is but only one of many berry fruits. It is known that berry fruits
(such as elderberry,
noni and raspberry) are
packed with chemicals that are great for promoting general wellness.
Expect more research being done on acai berry. In time, more and more
evidence will come out from scientific studies to give proof of the
benefits of acai berry!
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