Acai Berries are called miracle berries in Brazil. My question is this: Why are acai berries called beauty berries? Is there any evidence to prove this statement or are the benefits of acai berries just a myth?
I started looking at the research and it turns out there is a bunch of evidence. I will cover it below.
Let’s start with Looking Younger.
Any food that helps your skin health can improve your appearance. Skin Issues such as eczema and psoriasis may also benefit from acai berries.
Human and animal studies have shown that acai berries promote healthy aging. This is accomplished by reducing the amount of oxidative damage.
Other Health Conditions
They have been shown to lower indicators of metabolic disease and slow the clogging of arties. This may have a positive effect on cholesterol, diabetes, erectile dysfunction, fat loss and the circulatory system.
What are the best ways to eat Acai Berries?
They are kind of expensive in the United States so it is more economical to buy dried berries that have ground into powder. The Ancient Berry superfood mix from My Nutrition Advisor includes Acai Berries along with several other superfood berries and it perfect to make smoothies with.
Some people like to eat “Bowls” that include acai berries and/or the Ancient Berry superfood mix.
Here is an easy recipe that tastes delicious and is really good for you.
Blueberry Peanut Butter Superfood Bowl Recipe
The way to get the most benefit out of the super berries, such as acai, is to eat them on a daily basis. The easiest way to do that is to have a superfood smoothie every day.
Here are a few of my favorite recipes that use the Ancient Berry superfood mix. It allows me to eat acai berries, pomegranate, maquai berries, camu camu berries, flax and chia seeds on a daily basis to help keep me looking young.
Hawaiian Berry Superfood Smoothie
Peachy Blueberry Superfood Smoothie
Blood Pressure Mint Superfood Smoothie