Mar 01 2011

What is the acai berry?

Category: Health & Beauty


Acai BerryThe acai berry grows on the acai palm tree which is indigenous to areas of Central and South America. It is a fruit about one inch long and will usually have a dark reddish, purple color. Acai berries are high in anti-oxidants, like other dark berries, and have been highly touted, as of late, for their weight loss and beauty properties. Some individuals eat acai berries to address a number of health conditions. According to WebMD, “acai berries have no known health benefit that’s any different than that of other similar fruits”.

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