Tuesday, 3 April 2007

You Are What You Eat: What is acai, and how do I use it?

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acai berriesEach week, we'll be offering original recipes and unique ways to use those Super Foods that pack nutritional power. After all, you are what you eat -- make it count!

What is Acai? Not only is this Brazilian berry being touted as having ten times the antioxidants of blueberries and grapes, but Dr. Perricone (of Oprah fame) calls it his number one Superfood. That's all well and good, but is it even available for general consumption? It sure isn't on the shelf of your local supermarket next to the orange juice, but it is becoming more common. Try these . . .

Acai Berries
Acai Roots sells a big ol' bucket of these nutrient-rich berries. Get them delivered and try some of their recipes for acai drinks as well as the traditional Brazilian way to eat acai.

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