Smoothies featuring acai

Antioxidant Acai Cacao Smoothie

Antioxidant Acai Cacao SmoothieBanish those free radicals with this flavorful and highly nutritive superfood smoothie that’s loaded with antioxidants.

Free radicals are those nasty little molecules that can cause damage to your DNA. This damage, as it accumulates, can create all kinds of problems, from premature aging to cancer.

Antioxidants are compounds that destroy free radicals before they have the chance to harm you. The primary superfoods in this recipe, acai and cacao, are antioxidant powerhouses.

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Acai: history, health benefits, and two delicious smoothies

Acai Superfood SmoothieThe acai berry is a powerful superfood that is packed with antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients. It also has a wonderful flavor that makes an excellent addition to smoothies.

Some describe the taste of the berry as bitter, but with a little added natural sweetener, you can bring out the delicious flavor in this fruit. Try buying the frozen pulp of the acai. In the pulp form, it is easy to add this superfood to your next smoothie.

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Acai Antioxidant Smoothie

Acai Antioxidant SmoothieEveryone knows antioxidants are good for you, right? Here’s a quick and delicious smoothie loaded with these powerful free radical scavengers.

In the world of antioxidants, the darker the food, typically the higher its antioxidant properties. Fruit such as acai (pronounced “ah-SAH-ee”) and blueberry get their color from pigments known as anthocyanins. These antioxidant rich anthocyanins are vital to good health.

Acai is extremely rich in antioxidants, minerals, vitamins, and contains 19 different amino acids. It’s particularly high in calcium, phosphorus, beta-carotene, and vitamin E.

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Tropical Acai Smoothie

Tropical Acai SmoothieTake a trip to tropical paradise with this delicious and highly nutritious fruit smoothie.

Loaded with antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals, this recipe is a great way to start your day, or as a healthy snack or dessert.

All of the ingredients in this smoothie are healthy, but acai is in a class of its own as a legitimate superfood. While researching the health benefits of acai I came across one article that thoroughly encapsulated the magic of this super berry.

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Acai Mango Smoothie Recipe

Acai Mango Smoothie RecipeIf you’ve browsed the internet in the past couple of years you’ve most likely seen ads for the miracle weight loss acai berry diet. This is just another fad diet in a long line of fad diets. However, acai berries are a legitimate superfood that pack a huge nutritional punch and are an excellent smoothie ingredient.

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