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Fruit Warehouse | Açaí palm ( Euterpe oleracea ) | Acai palms are tall, slender palms growing to 15-30 meters, with pinnate leaves up to 3 meters long. The açaí palm (Euterpe oleracea) is a species of palm tree in the genus Euterpe Their cultivated for fruit and superior hearts of palm.


A powdered preparation of freeze-dried açaí fruit pulp and skin was reported to contain (per 100 g of dry powder) 533.9 calories, 52.2 g carbohydrates, 8.1 g protein, and 32.5 g total fat.  The fat content of açaí consists of oleic acid (56.2% of total fats), palmitic acid (24.1%), and linoleic acid (12.5%). Acai also contains beta-sitosterol (78-91% of total sterols). The oil compartments in açaí fruit contain polyphenols as procyanidin oligomers Such and vanillic acid, syringic acid, p-hydroxybenzoic acid, protocatechuic acid, and ferulic acid, the which were shown to degrade substantially during storage or exposure to heat.


In 2004, it Became popular to consume acai as a supplement due in part to the rapid success of multi-level marketing company MonaVie That sells an acai blend tonic for $ 40 a bottle and the proliferation of Various acai supplement companies That misused celebrity names like Oprah Winfrey and Rachael Ray to promote acai weight loss pills online.


As of August 2011, there are no scientifically controlled studies supporting any health benefits from consuming acai. No products have been evaluated Acai (in the United States) by the FDA, and Their efficacy is doubtful. Specifically, there is no scientific evidence Acai That consumption affects body weight, promotes weight loss or has any positive health effects. Mehmet Oz had recommended Their product or açai in general for weight loss.


The fruit, a small, round, black-purple drupe about 1 inch (25 mm) in circumference, similar in appearance but smaller than a grape and with less pulp, is produced in branched panicles of 500 to 900 fruits. Two crops of fruit are produced each year. The fruits can be harvested and consumed. While conventionally grown, acai monoculture farming is a threat to the rainforest, acai has been used to successfully reforest degraded regions already.

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