Acai is actually pronounced “ah-sigh-ee” and is known to be the berry of an Amazonian palm tree with a history of traditional usage in the Brazi country.
It is highlighted and recognized as the number one antioxidant food on the Oprah Winfrey show. In fact, even Oprah herself had said that she has also included the berry into her diet program. There has been a phenomenon and popularity of acai berry based weight loss fitness plans.
Right now, there are websites that are promoting the acai berry diet as the so-called Oprah’s new diet plan, sounds interesting… However this one is just basically a marketing guide used to invite more attention to acai berry health and supplements and is not related to any particular diet program.
Actually, there is not any specific acai berry diet. Instead, dieters usually use this acai berry in connection to any other weight loss plan that they prefer to follow. It is even partnered with a colon cleansing product or nutritional ingredients that are known to enhance and increase weight loss.
Acai berry is widely promoted primarily because of its antioxidant effects, which exceed that of other foods that are high in antioxidants as well. Some of these foods are blueberries and red wine. It supports claims that these antioxidants only enhance general well-being and vitality that in return support weight loss as well.
There are also other benefits that include improving digestion, cleansing and detoxifying the of the body, boosting immunity, increasing mental alertness, enhancing eye vision, reducing insomnia, and slowing down your aging process. Not all of these benefits can be supported by scientific researches. Much of these possible benefits are speculations at this point.
With regard to the helpful effects of acai berry on weight loss; it promotes the diet with the a combination of essential fatty acids, amino acids and phytosterols that work together to improve metabolism, digestion, and help prevent binge eating.
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