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Third Party Comparison of Exotic Superfruits Ranks Açaí as “Exceptional” Nutrient Source and “Highest Known” Antioxidant Strength

Salt Lake City, Utah (December 4, 2007) In a November publication of the INSIDER, Paul M. Gross, Ph.D., authors an article titled, Market Meteors: Exotic Superfruits trends among six superfruits: açaí, goji, mangosteen, noni, pomegranate and seaberry.

In his quantitative and qualitative assessment of nutrients and antioxidant strength, Gross recognizes the açaí berry as an “exceptional source of polyunsaturated fats (particularly oleic fatty acid) and dietary fiber. In addition the content of vitamin E, calcium, copper, potassium, magnesium and niacin in açaí are among the highest reported for plant foods.”

Gross ends his evaluation of açaí by noting that, “As measured by ORAC and phenolic concentration, antioxidant strength for the açaí is the highest known, exceeding the next closest food by three-fold.” On Gross’s scale of 1-10 (10 = highest score), the açaí ranked 8 in nutrient density and diversity and is the only superfruit to receive a 10 in the category of antioxidant strength.

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