acai palm

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açaí palm

(ä-sä-ē′) or

assai palm

1. A tall slender palm (Euterpe oleracea) found in coastal and lowland regions in northern South America. It is harvested for hearts of palm, and its small purple fruits are processed into juice and nutritional supplements.
2. Any of several other South American palms of the genus Euterpe.
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In a previous research, acai berries were found to have the highest score in the oxygen radical absorbance capacity (ORAC) chart, a tested method of measuring antioxidant capacities in food samples.
Keep in mind that acai berries are often consumed dried or freeze-dried, which can affect the nutritional content.
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Yeast was one of the things which I was to cut out, as was cow's milk and apart from those two there were other minor things like acai berries which I would rarely eat.
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The 12 new drinks contain high nutrient fruits such as red grapes, watermelon and pink grapefruit, stevia - a natural, calorie-free sweetener - mineral rich coconut water, blueberries and acai berries.
The 12 new cocktails, priced [pounds sterling]6-[pounds sterling]8, contain high nutrient fruits, such as red grapes, watermelon and pink grapefruit, stevia -- a natural, calorie-free sweetener -- potassium and mineral rich coconut water and blueberries and acai berries, which are both high in antioxidants.
The catering demand for dressing room one was made up of 37 bullet points totalling around 250 items - including acai berries and two packets of "interesting" chocolate biscuits.
One study showed that cocoa and dark chocolate cont ained more antioxidant activity, polyphenols and flavanoids than blueberries and acai berries.
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