We also have the nutritional data from which we can draw our own simple conclusions. We know that acai berries are protein-rich, and contain powerful antioxidants, fiber, monosaturated fats, calcium, vitamin A and anthocyanins (a group of compounds belonging to the flavonoid family of polyphenol phytochemicals found in plant foods). Taken separately, we know that antioxidants help reduce cell damage associated with the aging process, we know fiber is good for us, and it has been clinically proven that anthocyanins help maintain healthy circulation and support proper nerve function.
Juices made from acai berries are delicious, and powdered acai can add marvelous new flavors to yogurts and smoothies. The nutritional information that we have, as well as the early studies about the benefits of acai lets us know we can enjoy these wonderful foods in good health.