Freeze-dried acai powder
They are rich in nutrients
Acai berries contain trace elements including chromium, zinc, iron, copper, manganese, magnesium, potassium, and phosphorus
They contain anthocyanins, which give acai berries their dark purple color and act as antioxidants in the body.
Antioxidants are important because they neutralize inflammation and the damaging effects of free radicals throughout the body.
The antioxidant content of foods is generally measured by an ORAC score (Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity).
In the case of acai, 100 grams of pulp has an ORAC of 15,405, while the same amount of blueberries has a score of 4,669 (4).
The many plant compounds in acai may also protect your brain from damage as you age (19 Trusted Source).
It is possible that the anthocyanins in acai may have a positive impact on cholesterol levels, as studies have linked this plant compound to improvements in HDL and LDL cholesterol (12 Trusted Source).
The powder provides the most concentrated amount of nutrients, giving you fiber and fat, as well as plant compounds.
How to use it
Add to your smoothies, cakes and icing, popsicles, scoops of energy.