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Acai Berries and Antioxidants

  1. Apr 28, 2010 #1
    Hello, I'm not sure if this is the right place to ask this. There's an ad here for an Acai berries that looks like a news article, but I know it's an ad. Is there any reason to believe in it? It kinda seems crooked to me, but just because the ad is, doesn't mean the berries are. I know the diet idea isn't real, but are these berries any better for you than others?
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  3. May 2, 2010 #2


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    They're probably the same as other berries. Berries generally do contain a lot of antioxidants.
  4. May 2, 2010 #3
    I assumed as much, so why the rush to stuff one's face with Acai and Bilberries? Blackberries and blueberries are stuffed with the same antioxidants and anthocyanins.
  5. Nov 29, 2010 #4
    Yeah, and so are apples and oranges. Talk about a revolution.
  6. Jan 10, 2011 #5
    I tried a product called Mona (something or other) a few years ago. It was packaged like wine - and priced about the same. The people that sold it to us said it changed their lives - all it did for us was change our bowel movements.(sorry) I did find the story interesting about the berries though - straight out of the "Medicine Man". The berries grow at the top of the trees in the rain forrest and must be harvested by hand.
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