The health benefits of acai berry (pronounced ‘ah-sigh-ee’) are endless. These delicious berries are one of the world’s top ten antioxidants superfruits. Grown in the rainforests of South America, it has twice the antioxidants of blueberries making it awesome not just to include in your diet but also within skin care products for the healthy, radiant and youthful skin.
Acai Berry Nutrients
- Essential fatty acids.
- Vitamins A, B1, B2, C, E and P.
- 19 Amino acids (protein).
- Trace elements and minerals.
For a powerhouse skin care product, try Botani Acai Berry Active Antioxidant Serum which is a must in your anti-aging arsenal. It will protect your skin from free radicals, UV exposure and pollution which all cause premature ageing.
The health benefits of acai berry are endless. They also work wonders on the sensitive skin including eczema, psoriasis and rosacea by reducing redness. Acai Berry has twice the antioxidants of blueberries making it a powerhouse skin care ingredient. If you want to include it in your diet you can add it to smoothies, protein balls or on top of your breakfast of yoghurt, muesli or like we did on this chia coconut pudding.
Acai Berry Bowl
Super easy to make. Combine the following ingredients in a bowl and place in the fridge for at least 2 hours:
- 1/2 cup shredded coconut
- 1/2 cup chia seeds
- 1 1/4 cup coconut milk
- 1 cup coconut water
- pure vanilla extract – to taste
Top with berries, nuts and a sprinkle of Acai Berry Powder, we’ve used one from Power Super Foods and enjoy! How do you like to use acai berry?