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Acai Kills Cancer Cells in Lab Study

May 11th, 2009

 

Acai fights Cancer AcaiBerryBoutique.comA Brazilian berry popular in health food contains antioxidants that destroyed cultured human cancer cells in a recent University of Florida study, one of the first to investigate the fruit’s purported benefits.

The University of Florida published a study in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry that found that acai berries triggered a self destruct response in up to 86% of human cancer cells.

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Assistant Professor Stephen Talcott says “This was only a cell-culture model and we don’t want to give anyone false hope. We are encouraged by the findings, however. Compounds that show good activity against cancer cells in a model system are most likely to have beneficial effects in our bodies.” The University will now study the effect of acai antioxidants on healthy human subjects.

Talcott adds “A lot of claims are being made, but most of them haven’t been tested scientifically. We are just beginning to understand the complexity of the acai berry and its health-promoting effects.”

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Food For Your Heart

April 15th, 2009

“Acai berries are among the most nutritious foods of the Amazon, rich in B vitamins, minerals, fiber, protein and omega-3 fatty acids. Acai berries also contain oleic acid (omega-9), a beneficial fatty acid (often mistakenly referred to as essential).”cbs-logo AcaiBerryBoutique

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‘Miracle’ Berries Can Help You Live Longer

April 15th, 2009

“There’s a miracle berry that can help you live longer and healthier and chances are you’ve never heard of it. It’s called acai and it could help you ward off cancer, protect your heart, even prevent Alzheimer’s disease, according to some research.”Berry bowl AcaiBerryBoutique

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Welcome to the Acai Berry Boutique Blog!

February 25th, 2009

Thanks for visiting the Acai Berry Boutique. We’re in the finishing stages of launching our new and improved web shop, where you’ll be able to buy acai berry products and have them shipped directly to your home. We’ll keep you posted as the blog, forums and website progresses.

The Acai Berry Boutique is an exclusive retailer of 100% pure, natural and organic Acai berry products. We produce our products with only the World’s finest ingredients, materials, and pure Acai berries, direct from the natural source.

We look forward to pleasing you soon!

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