The word diet translates to fear and drudgery in most people's minds. However, there's a new kid on the block that has been receiving a lot of attention lately, the acai berry. This extremely nutritious super food has now been introduced into the diet world with the acai berry diet. Grown on an Amazon palm tree, found only in South America, this small South American berry is loaded with antioxidants, fiber, amino acids, phytosterols and essential fatty acids that provide a number of beneficial effects, including weight loss.
This small gem is comprised of 40 percent fiber which tends to make you feel full longer which makes it a natural in suppressing one's appetite. Several major factors in obtaining an optimal weight level is creating better digestion, a clean colon, additional energy, stable blood sugar and removing toxins from the body. The acai berry does all that and more.
Allowing your body to digest food correctly permits the absorption of necessary vitamins and minerals and aids the body in discarding the unnecessary, which is usually turned into fat. When the blood sugar is stabilized, energy levels remain on an even keel and high with the prevention of sugar highs and lows. This in turn maintains insulin levels preventing the unnecessary blood sugar from turning into fatty tissue. In addition, the compounds help increase metabolism which also aid in calorie burning.
While there is no technical acai berry diet, consumption of this fruit, along with sensible food choices and exercise, can be beneficial in the weight loss battle and in your overall health. Acai berries are available in a number of venues; capsule, liquid, frozen or fresh fruit.
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