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a·ce·ro·la

(a-sĕ-rō'lă),
Fruit of a bushy tree (Malpighia glabra) that grows in Central and South America and Puerto Rico. The berry is the richest known source of vitamin C (ascorbic acid).

acerola

(ăs′ə-rō′lə)
n.
1. A tropical American evergreen shrub (Malpighia glabra) having pinkish flowers and red cherrylike edible fruits that are rich in vitamin C.
2. The fruit of this plant, used to make jellies and preserves and as a nutritional supplement. In both senses also called Barbados cherry.
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Contents of the three other components (acerola pulp, pineapple pulp, and coconut water) were the independent variables of the blend planning (BRANCO & GASPARETTO, 2005) which corresponded to 80% (m/m) of the product.
On the other hand, the Isodata algorithm did not distinguish the patterns for the subclasses of agricultural crops, occasioning confusions within domain classes of the acerola, banana, coconut, mango, guava and grape orchards, among others, whose result is presented on Figure 2.
The acerola pulps used in the experiments were acquired from a processing company in Fortaleza, the capital of Ceara state, Northeast Brazil.
A human study revealed that a topical formulation containing acerola cherries decreased the appearance of wrinkles on the lips by 58% in four months.
Acerolife is a highly standardised source of natural Vitamin C (up to 34 per cent) derived from acerola cherries grown in Brazil.
[21] evaluated methanolic extraction for pineapple, acerola, and passion fruit flours, with a higher extract yield for pineapple flour, attributing this characteristic to the higher fiber content in relation to other fruits.
In Brazil, there is evidence of acerola cultivation in small orchards in the city of Rio de Janeiro/RJ since the first half ofthe 19th century and in the municipality of Limeira/SP in 1940, with later introduction into the northeastern region ofthe country, in the state of Pernambuco, in 1958 (Soares Filho and Oliveira, 2003).
Los frutos de acerola tienen alto contenido de acido ascorbico (Itoo et al., 1990; Matsuura et al., 2001).
Refuerzalo tomando cardo mariano, alcachofa, onagra, acerola, espirulina o lecitina de soja.
Beyond acai, the restaurant serves (in smoothie or sorbet form) tropical fruits that you won't find in your local Spinneys: graviola (soursop), acerola (a cherry-like fruit), caja (like a small mango), caju (the fruit of the cashew tree, of which the nut is actually its seed) as well as ones you might know under different names: maracuja and gioaba (passion fruit and guava).
La acerola es conocida en el caribe como cereza de Barbados, es originaria de America central e introducida al sur del continente en la decada de los anos 50, adaptandose muy bien a las temperaturas de las zonas y a los diferentes tipos de suelos.