Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Where to Purchase Acai Berry

This article by Eru Chawla suggests some tips about where to purchase acai berry products in various forms and describes some of their associated health benefits.

Do you think you or your children do not take sufficient minerals and vitamins in your everyday diet? If yes then Acai berry supplements and juice can be an easy solution to your problem. Acai berry is among a few nutritious fruits that have immense health benefits and is also used in various protein bars and energy drinks. You may also find it in the powdered form as a good vitamin supplement. Improved memory and mental alertness are a few of the proven benefits of Acai.

Like all other fruits, the best benefits of Acai can be realized when it is consumed as the fresh fruit itself. Unfortunately, these berries get rotten within almost 24 hours of their harvest. So, you may not find fresh berries anywhere outside Brazil, where they are found in abundance in Amazon Rainforest. But the good thing is that, to spread their benefits to the whole world, they are processed soon after their harvest and then transported to different parts of the world. Also, they are processed in a way that almost all the nutritional value of the fruit is retained. So, you may not regret not having found the whole fruit in your country.

There are several forms in which Acai can be purchased: Acai supplements, juices, preserves, smoothies frozen packages, and purees are among some of the most commonly found. Generally, it is a little difficult to find Acai juices or berries at grocery stores, though you might find them at a nearby health food shop, or even better, you may place an order online and get it delivered to your doorstep.

Mona Vie is one of the most popular manufacturers for Acai berry juice. The juice provided blends in itself Acai cherry, which is the real Acai berry along with pomegranate, bilberry, and blueberry. Regular drinking of this juice helps you to overcome serious health ailments such as stroke, arthritis, cardiovascular disease, inflammatory bowel disease, and even Alzheimer’s disease. Taking the berry juice also assures that you are getting a balanced and nutritious diet everyday.

Acai Plus or acai-plus.info is a good site to buy Acai juice. However, if you wish to purchase Acai in powdered form, vitaminshoppe.com is the recommended site for you. You may take Acai daily as vitamin supplement with your meals.

The popularity of Acai berry has increased tremendously in the past few years. The fruit has also gained a fair share of publicity by being featured on a few health profiles and television shows such as the famous Oprah Winfrey show. For example, Acai secured the position in top ten super foods by Dr. Nicholas Perricone. In fact, Dr. Perricone was further invited on Oprah, where he explained more about the fruit and its benefits and how it changed the life of many people. So, if you also want to secure a healthy future or improve your present, be smart and purchase an Acai berry product today.

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