With an exceptional nutritional density, rich in fiber, proteins, vitamins and with a high supply of minerals such as iron, potassium, magnesium, zinc, phosphorus and calcium, açaí is the fruit of sportsmen’s choice!
Energizing, it is a muscle regenerator par excellence. The potassium content prevents unwanted cramps caused by physical strain, and the supply of iron and magnesium promotes effective combat against physical stress. Zinc, known as anti-inflammatory and antioxidant, helps athlete performance while reducing the damage caused by oxidative stress from physical activity.
Since proteins play a fundamental role in muscles formation and phosphorus is an element with a direct implication in the proteins formation, it is safe to say that this fruit is a strong ally for those who wish to develop or maintain fitness.
An important contribution is also fiber, which slows the absorption of sugars, thus controlling blood glucose and preventing blood pressure drops, so that the training can be carried out without incident.
In competition or in the practice of routine sport, this fruit satisfies the most immediate needs of sportsmen, giving them protection against energy breakdown and boosting an adequate recovery of the effort expended.
The demands of everyday life often cause high physical and mental strain. And “being high” is not always easy. Açaí is a powerful ally for a life that claims the best of itself!
Rich in iron and essential vitamins to the body, this fruit stands out in the fight against daily fatigue, and its high fiber content regulates the intestinal flora and controls the digestive system promoting well-being and balance.
Phosphorus plays an important role in hormonal balance, in the formation of proteins – so necessary for the maintenance of the muscular system, in the integrity of bones and teeth, in the proper functioning of the kidneys and in the maintenance of brain functions. It acts thus in the prevention of the weakening of all these “systems”, due to the advancement of the age and the hard demands of the active life.
Açaí is equally suited for people who take weight-loss diet programs, their low glycemic index and fibers give them the feeling of satiety for longer, while still providing the nutrients needed for a balanced diet.
But the attributes of açaí do not stop here, studies reveal that it contain more calcium than some dairy products, providing a considerable contribution to the health of teeth, bones, nails and hair that begin to lose strength in adulthood.
Positioned at the top of today’s antioxidants, açaí actively contributes to the prevention of coronary heart disease and chronic degenerative diseases by the extraordinary contribution to the level of the arteries and brain.
By making blood circulation more fluid, this “super food” acts to prevent clots and hypertension, and the high content of essential fatty acids and monounsaturated and polyunsaturated lipids, promotes cholesterol reduction and protects the heart.
Açaí is an extraordinary fruit with numerous health benefits, particularly at the level of cellular aging, which is counteracted by an efficient fight against free radicals.
Its high mineral salt content, notably in calcium and magnesium, plays an important role in preventing osteoporosis and increasing physical performance due to its influence on muscle contraction.
Containing also a potassium concentration, the açaí becomes a powerful aid to the relaxation of the muscles, preventing pains and combating their weaknesses.
Its consumption also contributes to fill the iron deficiency, resulting from old age, thus counteracting the symptoms of fatigue.
The phosphorus present in açaí acts on the maintenance of the brain functions, the good functioning of the kidneys and the conservation of bones and teeth, contributing to the maintenance of a quality of life.
In addition, anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer properties are attributed to this magnificent fruit.
The needs inherent in child growth are many and known. To cope with them nothing is more appropriate than a healthy and nutritionally complete fruit.
Rich in calcium and phosphorus, açaí contribute to the formation of healthy bones and teeth. It also has an influence on blood coagulation and the formation of nerve cells.
No less important is the iron that makes it up and which promotes an efficient transportation of oxygen through the body, contributing to a demanding energy performance.
Protein requirements at young ages are significant, as proteins are part of the structure of cells, particularly muscles. With high protein content, açaí is a food that should often be included in children’s snacks.
This wonderful fruit is also an extraordinary source of vitamins, especially C. This vitamin has the responsibility of preserving the immune system, so important in children, because they are more fragile and constantly exposed to numerous infectious sources.
No less important are vitamins B1 and B2. Vitamin B1 is essential for the development and proper functioning of the nervous system, and its deficiency can cause brain damage. B2 favour growth and development, especially during childhood, maintains the health of the eyes, skin and mouth, and promotes the increase of energy in the body.
Rich in fiber and containing a low glycemic index, açaí promotes satiety for extended periods of time, combating physical and concentration breaks, so that the little ones can make the most of both class and play.