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Acai Berry?

I have heard that acai berry is a very powerful antioxidant. I saw some pills at wal-mart that were supposed to be acai berry. I wonder if that would have the same effects as eating acai berry’s, which can’t be found here in the U.S.

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[quote]BarneyFife wrote:
I have heard that acai berry is a very powerful antioxidant. I saw some pills at wal-mart that were supposed to be acai berry. I wonder if that would have the same effects as eating acai berry’s, which can’t be found here in the U.S.[/quote]

You can get pure acai pulp at wholefoods, wegmans, or robeks.

[quote]BarneyFife wrote:
I have heard that acai berry is a very powerful antioxidant. I saw some pills at wal-mart that were supposed to be acai berry. I wonder if that would have the same effects as eating acai berry’s, which can’t be found here in the U.S.[/quote]

It is high in antioxidants. And through dumb luck, I stumbled onto it at Whole Foods Market one day in the frozen food section. It comes in smoothie packs, and there are great addition to all shakes – get the one labeled “Pure Acai” – it has 0 sugar. Here is the link to the brand:

http://www.sambazon.com/nutrition/frozenPure.jpg

[quote]dverna wrote:
BarneyFife wrote:
I have heard that acai berry is a very powerful antioxidant. I saw some pills at wal-mart that were supposed to be acai berry. I wonder if that would have the same effects as eating acai berry’s, which can’t be found here in the U.S.

It is high in antioxidants. And through dumb luck, I stumbled onto it at Whole Foods Market one day in the frozen food section. It comes in smoothie packs, and there are great addition to all shakes – get the one labeled “Pure Acai” – it has 0 sugar. Here is the link to the brand:

http://www.sambazon.com/nutrition/frozenPure.jpg[/quote]

I thought acai berries had omega-3’s? Weird how that label doesnt list them.