By Art James
This article outlines the superior health benefits of three superfruits, the acai berry, the goji berry and the blueberry.
First we will examine the health benefits of the acai berry.
Acai is rated as one of the highest antioxidant containing fruits in the world. Acai has 10 times the antioxidant level of grapes and twice that of blueberries. Acai also has up to 30 times more of the very valuable nutrient Anthocyanins, than of red wine.
Some of the amazing benefits of the Acai berry include increased energy, anti-aging support, improved sleep and strong heart health, among many others.
From a nutritional standpoint the Acai berry is extremely rich in Vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, C and E. In fact Acai contains as much Vitamin C as blueberries. Acai also contains a number of valuable minerals including potassium, calcium, magnesium, copper and zinc.
Another botanical that the Acai berry contains in high amounts are plant sterols. There are known to be 3 specific plant or photosterols that are contained in Acai, these are B-sitosterol, campesterol and sigmasterol. Photosterols are known to have numerous health benefits including healthy heart and digestive function.
Acai is also known to be an extremely valuable source of amino acids and protein. In fact an amazing 19 different amino acids have been identified in Acai.
Every one knows how important omega 3 fatty acids are in regards to heart and brain health.Well the Acai berry is a very rich source of the healthy unsaturated Omega fats like Omega 3, Omega 6 and Omega 9. Almost half of the Acai berry is fat, with 74% of the fat being the healthy unsaturated fats like Omega 3.
Next, here are some interesting facts about the Goji Berry (sometimes called wolfberry).
For thousands of years the goji berry has been revered as a great whole body adaptogen tonic. Goji has an adaptogenic nature, which means it helps the entire body to adapt or to normalize itself.
Here are some of the other benefits of the Goji Berry.
- Goji contains unique and powerful Polysaccharides. Polysaccharides are known to help cells to properly function.
- Goji works on all cells of the body the same, which explains why it works so well.
- Goji increases your exercise tolerance.
- Goji has a particular affinity for women.
In addition goji helps to greatly improve sleep, increase energy, plus improve digestive and sexual function.
Next let’s examine the nutritional value of blueberries. Blueberries are known for their tremendous health and nutritional value.
Blueberries are loaded with a wide range of micronutrients, including high levels of the essential dietary mineral manganese, vitamin B6, vitamin C and vitamin K. They also contain Dietary fiber, Protein, and the B-complex vitamins, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin (Vitamin B3), Pantothenic acid (B5), plus Vitamin E, Calcium, and Magnesium.
Blueberries contain high levels of the extremely valuable nutrients anthocyanins, proanthocyanidins, resveratrol, flavonols, and tannins. These valuable substances inhibit free radical activity, which assists with the body’s normal response to inflammation.. Similar to red grapes, some blueberry species contain in their skins significant levels of resveratrol, a very valuable antioxidant and phytochemical.
Consuming blueberries (and similar berry fruits including cranberries) provides many benefits for the mind, including improvements in mental focus, concentration, and mental sharpness.
Additional clinical studies have shown blueberries to be beneficial for maintaining cholesterol and blood lipids already in the normal range and for maintaining blood pressure already within the normal range.
Summary: You really can’t go wrong taking any of these 3 super fruits. Another bit of advice if you are buying one of the exotic acai berry or goji juice products. Look for a product that uses a standardized and organic source of nutrients for their product.
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