Brazilian acai berry: 5 weight loss & sex benefits of this miracle fruit!
Let's talk about amazing superfood, the acai berry! This exotic fruit hails from Brazil and is found in the Amazon rainforest growing on an acai palm tree. The small, dark purple berries were used for years by Brazilian tribes for healing and to boost their energy. Most recently it's been introduced as an essential ingredient in beauty products which explains why it is nicknamed the "Beauty Berry."
In fact, it has so many health benefits that you'll want to start eating it as soon as you get your hands on it!
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When I first learned about the acai berry, I knew I had to try it. I already loved berries and the fact that you could reap so many benefits from it had me sold. The berry itself is sweet and can be eaten in a variety of ways. Whether you like it as an ice cream, juice, in smoothies, or topped off with granola, you can look more youthful and healthier just by eating this exotic fruit daily.
There is so much to love about the acai berry that you'll enjoy learning about its amazing benefits. Check them out below!
Antioxidants: Its contains antioxidants such as amino acids and omega fatty acids which help boost the immune system, metabolism, and slows down the aging process.
Polyphenolic anthocyanin compounds: These qualities found in the fruit are said to act as anti-aging, anti-inflammatory, anti-cancerous, and fight other damaging radicals.
High in fiber: The acai pulp is high in fiber which is necessary in the diet to keep arteries clear of bad cholesterol. It also improves your digestive system as a result.
Good for weight loss: Due to being abundant in antioxidants, your body can process food easier and burns fat more effectively. In addition to that it suppresses your appetite and keeps your energy going throughout the day.
Increases sex drive: The extra energy you get from eating this berry also boosts your libido. The good fats found in the fruit help increase production of testosterone and estrogen. Amazon natives have also nicknamed the berry "Amazon Rainforest Viagra".
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