Acai palms line the banks of the Amazon, their fruit-bearing branches bending with the weight of the grape-like berries. These amazing fruits are high in vitamin A, calcium, monounsaturated fat and fibre and are a source of Iron.
Among its many other benefits, Vitamin A contributes to normal iron metabolism, while calcium supports normal blood clotting and iron contributes to normal oxygen transport in the blood, and the formation of red blood cells and haemoglobin.
So thanks to these nutrients, Acai may help to support the health of your blood. Blood transports vital oxygen to your body and brain, it moves organ-controlling hormones around the body and patrols immune cells to protect you from illness. So whether you enjoy it with ice cream or mixed in a smoothie, it will help to keep you ticking and pumping.
Add to water, fruit juice, smoothies, milk shakes, yoghurt, sorbet, cakes, biscuits, or see below for recipes ideas. We recommend 10-15 grams per 200 ml serving.
|Typical values per||100g||Serving|
|- Of which, Saturates||33 g|
|- Mono-unsaturates||16.7 g|
|- Polyunsaturates||1.6 g|
|Sum of Sugars||0.9 g|
|Dietary Fibre||31.7 g|
|Vitamin A||374 μg||47%|
|Omega 3||0.3 g|