The Mighty Acai
Açaí bowls have become a recent trend across all social media platforms as they contain many great benefits and vitamins for our body. Thes bowls consist of granola or oats mixed with a purée of these açaí berries. The açaí berries in this dish is the most important factor as it contains the majority of the nutrients and comes with many health benefits.
Some of the qualities of açaí berries are that they are healthy antioxidants. They help the body in neutralizing radicals in our body and keeping ourselves energized and building in our immune system. Another great quality of açaí berries are that they have lots of fiber which is great in helping our body flush out toxins and waste. They also contain lots of calcium to increase the strength and health of our bones. These berries possibly are effective in lowering cholesterol levels as a study was done with overweight people. They would eat 2 acai bowls a day and the results showed that the “bad” cholesterol was lowered. How is it possible to achieve these results? What is the best way to eat these berries?
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