ACAI FRUITS are small, dark blue berries derived from the acai palm, which grows in the Amazon, mainly in Brazil. They are rich in vitamins, minerals, protein, fiber and antioxidants. Acai fruits have gained popularity as superfoods due to their numerous health benefits.
Acai fruits contain many nutrients, such as:
Vitamins: vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin E, B vitamins (B1, B2, B3).
Minerals: potassium, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, copper, manganese, iron, zinc.
Fiber: supports digestion and maintaining proper bowel function.
Protein: essential for tissue growth and repair.
Anthocyanins and polyphenols: have a strong antioxidant effect, protect cells from damage caused by free radicals.
Effects on athletes:
Fruits can benefit athletes thanks to their nutritional properties:Supporting recovery:
the antioxidants contained in acai can accelerate muscle recovery after an intense workout.
Boosting the immune system: The vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants found in acai fruit can help boost the immune system, which is crucial for maintaining athletes’ health.
Supporting heart health: Fruits have anti-inflammatory and antiplatelet properties, which may be beneficial for cardiovascular health.
Dosage: no specific guidelines.