Acai Berries

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We are pleased to offer the only truly raw Acai in New Zealand. This Acai pulp is NOT pasteurised before it is freeze dried which results in an ORAC score of 9,107 uM trolox / 5g. This is nearly twice as much as Acai sourced from the Brazilian Amazon making it an extremely high source of anti-oxidants. (By law, all Brazilian acai products, even the freezedried powder is pausterised before processing so this Columbian Acai is the only RAW Acai on the market.)

Acai (ah-sigh-ee) is an all natural energy berry tasting like a unique blend of berries and chocolate.

Considered as one of the most nutritious food today, the acai berry contains high levels of the essential nutrients and antioxidants that the body needs to be healthy and properly functioning.

Our Loving Earth raw Acai Powder is wildharvested from Acai palms growing in the coastal estuaries of the Tumaco region in Colombia, where they get mineralised by the Pacific Ocean.

Acai has been used by many natives of Brazil & Columbia as their primary food source during long hunting trips. They also use the acai berry for its medicinal benefits such as treating all kinds of illnesses. It has a rich purple pigment which has the essential fatty acids omega 3, 6 and 9, amino acids and antioxidants. Aside from these, the acai berry also has a lot of vitamin A and C. Through all this ingredients, the acai berry is able to rid the body of free radicals and toxins and help in the promotion of new cell regeneration.

Hidden within its royal purple pigment is the magic that makes it nature's perfect food. Acai is packed full of antioxidants, energy, essential omegas 6 & 9 (good-for-you fatty acids), fibre, amino acids, vitamins and minerals. Antioxidants neutralise free radicals, which are known to damage cells in the body. Free radicals are caused by stresses on the body such as pollution, exposure to the sun, exersize, smoking, and poor diet.

Acai has heaps of good stuff that gives you an awesome energetic lift, having an exotic taste that will give your taste buds something to remember.

Some Facts About Acai

* Naturally organic wildharvested – Awesome!
* Low GL – No sugar rushes or sugar lows
* 4-6 times more antioxidants than blueberries
* Carb's for sustained energy
* Dietary fibre will reduce cholesterol absorption
* Essential fatty acids Omegas 6 & 9 and Protein
* Source of Calcium, Iron, Magnesium & Vitamin E

Nutritional Information
Serving Size 3g
  Per Serve Per 100g
Energy 67.8kj 2260kj
Protein 0.26g 8.7g
Fat - total 1.4g 46.7g
-saturated 0.34g 11.4g
-trans 0.0g 0.0g
-monounsaturated 0.90g 30.02g
-polyunsaturated 0.14g 4.8g
-omega 3 9g 300mg
-omega 6 138.01mg 4600mg
-omega 9 776.48mg 25880mg
Carbohydrate 0.27g 9g
Sugars 0.03g <1g
-dietary fibre 0.87g 29g
Sodium 1.56mg 52mg
Calcium 6.3mg 210mg
Iron 0.10mg 3.6mg
Vitamin A 212.63IU 7087IU
ORAC 3044.85uMol 101,495uMol
Phenolics 135.01mg 4500mg
Anthocyanins 14.7mg 490mg