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açaí

(Portuguese asai)
n
(Botany) a berry that grows on palm trees in the Brazilian rainforests. Because it is rich in nutrients, it is used to make energy drinks. Also called: palm berry
[C21: Portuguese]
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açaï
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The acai pulp is extracted from the eatable part of the acai palm fruit, using water and depulper; it must be preserved with physical processes (pasteurization) and addition of citric acid; the use of chemical preservatives or colorings is prohibited, excepting the colouring obtained from the acai fruit itself (BRAZIL, 2000).
UNMASK YOUR POTENTIAL THE Body Shop, known for its planet-friendly approach, has a new range of face masks, all of which are vegetarian, plus the Amazonian Acai Energising Radiance Mask, PS15, is vegan, and uses the vitamin C-rich Brazilian acai fruit to revitalize your complexion (thebodyshop.
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Acai fruit has received international interest mainly due to its potential health benefits associated to phenolic composition and antioxidant capacity (Del Pozo-Insfran, Brenes, & Talcottt, 2004; Lichtenthaler et al.
The juice has Yellow papaya puree, Acai fruit extract, Mangosteen, Noni fruit, Pomegranate, Beet, Bilberry fruit, Lycil woflberry fruit, Nopal cactus, and Papaya leaf.
In their book chapter, Poulose and Shukitt-Hale report that published scientific tests and analyses have shown that acai fruit and pulp contain other phytochemicals, including different flavonoids, phenolic acids, and stilbenes; and nutrients, including vitamin A, beta-carotene, copper, iron, retinol, calcium, protein, and fiber.
After harvesting, cocoa and acai fruit were transported to the Pilot Factory of IFBaiano, Campus Urucuca, where they were selected to make the plot more uniform as the maturation stage and eliminate those fruit with mechanical injury or decay.
The Hangover Recovery Shot is reportedly made with natural ingredients like taurine, kudzu, green tea leaf and acai fruit extracts, goji berry concentrate, niacin, vitamins B6 and B12, and a small amount of caffeine, providing the vital nutritional punch needed to overcome the day-after side effects of alcohol consumption.
Other ingredients include acai fruit, green tea extract, white tea extract, resveratrol, cinnamon bark extract, cayenne pepper, niacin, L-carnitine and conjugated linoleic acid.