Acerola Cherry Powder

About Acerola Cherry Powder

There are a few different names for Acerola Cherries, including Barbados Cherry, West Indian Cherry, and Wild Crepe Myrtle.  Acerola Cherries are native to South and Central America.

Nutrition Benefits of Acerola Cherry Powder

Well known as a superfood for it’s dense amount of vitamin C.  It also contains various antioxidants, b-vitamins, carotenoids, and flavonoids.  If you compare Acerola Cherries, there is 13x as much vitamin C in Acerola Cherries as their are in Oranges!

Some of the benefits that are discussed with Acerola Cherries is that they may be linked to support with type 2 diabetes, cancer prevention, anti-aging, immune system, metabolism, and heart health.

Nutrition Facts

Always discuss
with your doctor

This information is not meant to replace your doctor, but to work in tandem with your doctor’s advice. This website makes it easy for you and your doctor to select the best foods and the best smoothie recipes that you should be eating.

My Nutrition Advisor does not diagnose, cure, or treat disease.

doctor
Recipe

Acerola Cherry Powder scores well for 7 health goals

This ingredient was scored for various health goals Learn more.

recommended products with Acerola Cherry Powder

Our superfoods and protein are tested and certified for quality. Learn more

Certified for Quality Certified for Quality Certified for Quality Certified for Quality Certified for Quality Certified for Quality Certified for Quality Certified for Quality Certified for Quality Certified for Quality Certified for Quality
Recipe

The Research

Sleep: Score 96

Summary:

Human: Cherries may help older adults with insomnia. It provides an increase in exogenous melatonin that is beneficial in improving sleep duration and quality.

References:
Human Studies:

Diabetes (Type 2): Score 90

Summary:

Animal: They may prevent diabetes and dyslipidemia. Acerola polyphenols lower blood sugar.

References:
Animal Studies:

Cancer: Score 88

Summary:

Animal: Acerola inhibits tumorigenesis in the mouse experimental model. In Vitro: Acerola demonstrates cytotoxic potential against tumor cell lines.

References:
Animal Studies:
Lab Studies:

Lung Cancer: Score 88

Summary:

Animal: Acerola inhibits lung tumor formation.

References:
Animal Studies:

Fat Loss: Score 86

Summary:

Animal: Acerola polyphenols lower blood sugar.

References:
Human Studies:

Look Younger: Score 84

Summary:

In Vitro: Acerola cherries contain polyphenols, which inhibit the formation of advanced glycation end product formation. They also have a skin-lightening effect on UV-induced pigmentation. They have a potent antioxidant status.

References:
Lab Studies:

Skin Health (Psoriasis, Eczema, etc.): Score 82

Summary:

In Vitro: Acerola cherries contain polyphenols, which inhibit the formation of advanced glycation end product formation. They also have a skin-lightening effect on UV-induced pigmentation. They have a potent antioxidant status.

References:
Lab Studies:

How Our Scoring System Works

For each health goal, we assigned a score to each recipe and each ingredient. This helps you better understand the correlation that medical research is suggesting between foods and benefits to various health goals. Our scoring system is based on REAL RESEARCH published on pubmed.gov. This is a website that curates over 25 million different biomedical journals.

pub-logo

 

What we consider when creating your scores:

  • 1Type of Study (human, animal, lab, or academic review)
  • 2Amount of Research
  • 3What the Research Says
  • 4How much of the ingredient we use (for the recipes)
Keto eBook

Free Keto eBook!

Authors: Dr. John Fitzgerald, DC
Matt Fitzgerald, MS

A revolutionary new strategy that combines the best of Keto, Smoothies, and Intermittent Fasting!

We do not sell your information and keep it private.

TOP