Why is the Trendy Açaí Berry Suddenly a Staple in the Diets of So Many?
Have you heard the buzz about the açaí berry? Pronounced “ah-sigh-ee,” it grows in the Amazon Rainforest on açaí palm trees. Some doctors and nutritionists are referring to the açaí berry as “the perfect food,” because this antioxidant-rich fruit is full of fiber and omega fats (the healthy ones!), and it’s also a good source of protein and amino acids. Açaí is turning up all over the place, in various beauty and food products. It’s easy to incorporate a little açaí into your daily life, so read on to learn how!
Açaí Product #1: Mona Vie
A blend of 19 wild and organic fruits (with the açaí berry being the main ingredient) and with no added sugar or caffeine, Mona Vie juice packs a punch - naturally! Drinking a mere 4 oz. of this delicious juice everyday is like liquid life insurance to fight off the free radicals from invading your cells and to keep your whole body healthy. Mona Vie’s “active” bottle has added glucosamine for healthy joint support; as if the incredible amount of antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties didn’t have us hooked already! But not all açaí juice products are the same; Mona Vie is the only company that has a patent pending on a freeze-dried process that allows the berry to maintain it’s incredible antioxidant level from the time it’s picked to the time you drink it.
Açaí Product #2: Dr. Perricone Super Berry Powder with Açaí
Double Dose looks cool in the tube and even better on your lips! It contains the Tarte T5 Super Fruit Complex™, a proprietary blend of the five most active superfruits: goji, açaí, maracuja, acerola and pomegranate. Isn’t it good to know you can look good while doing good for your lips?
These Açaí / Skin Balancing little bears contain a revolutionary cultivated bio-vitamin complex, shown to help skin regenerate its natural support system. Borba Gummi Bear Boosters are fat free and, with a recommendation to consume at least 6 a day (no complaints here!), you can get vitamins, minerals and nutrients for your skin along with a yummy gummi treat!
I am excited about making açaí a part of my life! I gravitate toward any sort of natural health/skin/body/mind/spirit type products, foods, etc. I have to admit I love sugar and caffeine as much as the next diva, but when I can opt for a natural, organic energy provider that also helps my health, I have to make the mature choice. Get some açaí into your life and let us know if you feel a difference!
Article Written by: Laura Miller; Laura is a beauty and health/wellness writer in the beautiful south.
Co-Contributor: Megan Helgeson; Megan is a freelance writer on health and wellness, a yoga instructor, and a personal lifestyle trainer--helping you get the most out of life with home organization, time management, nutrition, positive intention, and goal setting. Contact Megan at firstname.lastname@example.org **Don’t forget to ask about Diva Yoga Parties in Orange County.