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Want To Look Younger And Be Healthier? Acai Berry Is Your New Breakfast Idea!

Want To Look Younger And Be Healthier? Acai Berry Is Your New Breakfast Idea!

Ready for a delicious healthy dishes upgrade? Then get ready for the soaring trend of the Acai Berry!

Acai palm trees are native to tropical regions of Central and South America. It is a small fruit that is dark purple with juicy pulps. “Acai” is a regional local language word of the native people in the region meaning “fruit that cries”. Acai berries have always played an important role as a food source for indigenous people in the Amazon region.

Acai products are the top food trend!

  • Acai products are increasingly popular in USA, marketed for weight-loss and anti-aging properties.
  • Acai fruit pulp has been experimented as magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) oral contrast agents.[1]
  • This superfood is on the top of the tasty sensation lists.

Acai berry benefits: anti-aging and richer in antioxidants!

Berries are anti-inflammatory and are loaded with antioxidants that are abundant in health benefits.[2] Acai cleanses the kidneys and the liver by eliminating body toxins and keeps baby smooth skin in tact!

Studies reveal the the Acai berry is more richer in antioxidants than raspberries, cranberries, strawberries, blackberries, goji berries and blueberries.[3]

In addition to antioxidants, Acai berries control appetite hormones, prevents heart disease, increases energy and helps with various metabolic functions. These berries are synonymous with slowing down aging signs too!

Fresh Acai will be difficult to find out of the tropical Central and Southern parts of the USA, but you can get them frozen, powdered or in juices. It is a naturally sweet addition to desserts and smoothie bowls

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10 ways to get perked up with berry bowl delights

1. Chocolate Acai Smooothie

    Get ready to smoothly supercharge you health with a divine ‘chocolate Acai smoothie’

    It is a perfect blend of cacao, dark chocolate in the purest form and Acai berries, filled with Omega 5 acids together in a banana and blueberry mixture, leaving your taste-buds brimming with satisfaction on scales of goodness.

    2. Acai Berry Trifle

      A divine mixture of chia seeds and almonds in a blend of coconut milk and a dazzle of linseed topped with some dates in layers of acai berries, other berries and coconut yogurt. A delectable delight keeping you revved up and geared in blissful health

      3. Supergreen Acai Smoothie

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        Smoothies can become great meals in a bowl. Blend together some nutritional dense items like nut butter and avocado with a topping of coconut, granola and hemp seeds.

        4. Acai Berry Cheesecake

          Acai bowl crunch with a crust of dates and nuts. A creamy coconut and vanilla filling and a acai berry topping, this vegan “cheesecake” can make a delightful breakfast, a delightful snack or dessert .

          5. Black Tea Infused Irish Porridge with Acai Berry Ripple + Pistachio Cream.

            A breakfast upgrade! Flavor filled porridge topped with Acai and black tea together with some homemade pistachio cream as a topping!

            6. Oahu Acai Breakfast Bowl

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              Live a tropics style life with a bowl of acai goodness with a fresh mint zing and a delightful coconut,granola and fruit topping.

              7. Raw Chocolate Acai Bowl

                For a chocolate fix.. this raw vegan is delightfully good with energy boosting Maca and raw cacao with same kale and coconut flake toppings and fresh fruit. A meal in a dessert!

                8. Peanut Butter and Berry Acai Bowl

                  Nut butters mixed acai berry combinations are delightful with toppings of chia seeds, cacao nibs and goji berries.

                  9. Kiwi Acai Bowl

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                    An acai bowl with kiwi rich in vitamin C in a mixture of bananas and berries
                    with fruit adds and granola to add twist to the scrumptous blend.

                    10. Purple Love Bowls Acai Overnight Oats Pudding

                      This Acai bowl is out of this world! It has kale, fiber and oats together with a cashew nut butter topping. A flavorful purple delight, hard to resist

                      Featured photo credit: Food Republic via foodrepublic.com

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                      Last Updated on January 11, 2021

                      11 Hidden Benefits of Using Oil Diffusers

                      11 Hidden Benefits of Using Oil Diffusers

                      Affordable, relaxing, and healthy, oil diffusers are gaining popularity with people everywhere due to their extensive benefits. Oil diffusers work through the simple process of oil diffusion, which uses heat to turn oil into a vapor that is then spread around a living space. Diffused oil can have several relaxation and health-related benefits, including safe scent-dispersion, mosquito and mold defense, stress relief, and more!

                      Read on for 11 hidden benefits of using oil diffusers.

                      1. Safe Scents That Make Sense

                      Unlike candles or air fresheners, oil diffusers release cleansing molecules into your air that work to purify it, not overload it with unhealthy chemicals. Electronic diffusers also do not pose the fire risk that candles do. Plus, they contain the added feature of interchangeability, which means you change oil types for different scents and health benefits.

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                      2. Stress Relief

                      Several lab studies have confirmed that diffusing essential oils like lavender have been shown to reduce stress and help relieve anxiety in medical patients. Preliminary studies have also shown that oil diffusers can help alleviate symptoms of depression.

                      3. Improved Sleep

                      Diffused oil has relaxing properties that can help people of all ages fall asleep quicker and sleep more soundly. Electronic diffusers not only have the option to mix and match different oil blends (Try a lavender, Bulgarian rose, and Roman chamomile blend to help with insomnia), they also run at a gentle hum that helps relax an agitated mind. Many also come with an auto shut-off feature to help conserve oils once you have fallen asleep.

                      4. Appetite Control

                      Much like gum, oil diffusers can help stimulate the senses in a way that works to curb appetite. New research has shown that diffused peppermint oil can help curb appetite by inducing a satiety response within the body. Diffused peppermint oil has also been shown to increase energy.

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                      5. Bacteria and Mold Killing

                      When essential oils are diffused in the air, they break down free radicals that contribute to the growth of harmful bacteria. Eucalyptus, thyme, and tea tree oils are especially good for this purpose. Diffused oil is also highly effective when it comes to combating fungal yeast threats, as the oil help makes the air inhospitable for yeasts such as mold. Pine and red thyme essential oils are best for combating mold.

                      6. Decongestion and Mucus Control

                      Ever tried Vick’s Vapo-Rub? Its decongesting powers come from active ingredients made from the eucalyptus tree. In principle, oil diffusers work the same way as Vapo-Rub, except they diffuse their decongesting vapor all around the room, not just on your chest or neck. Oil diffusers have been known to cure pneumonia in lab mice.

                      7. Mosquito Repellant

                      Nobody likes mosquitoes — but when the trade-off means using repellants full of DEET, a toxic chemical that can be especially harmful to children, mosquito control can often seem like a lose-lose. However, scientists have shown that oil diffusers can be used as a safe and highly effective mosquito repellant. Studies have shown that a diffused oil mixture containing clove essential oil and lemongrass essential oil repelled one type of Zika-carrying mosquito, the Aedes aegypti mosquito, at a rate of 100%.

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                      8. Pain Relief

                      While applying oils directly to areas of your body may be the most effective way to alleviate pain, diffusing essential oils can also be an effective means of pain relief. When we inhale healthy essential oils, they enter our blood stream and can help internally relieve persistent pain from headaches, overworked muscles, and sore joints.

                      9. The New Anti-Viral

                      Research into the anti-viral effects of oil diffusion is now just gaining steam. A recent study showed that star anise essential oil was proven in medical experiments to destroy the herpes simplex virus in contained areas at a rate of 99%. Another study showed the popular DoTerra oil blend OnGuard to have highly-effective influenza-combating powers.

                      10. Improved Cognitive Function

                      Diffusing essential oils has also been shown to improve cognitive function. Many essential oils have adaptogenic qualities, which can work twofold in soothing us when we’re stressed, and giving our bodies a pick-me-up when we’re feeling down or sluggish. By working to level out an imbalanced mood, diffused oils also help us to focus. There are also several essential oils which have been shown to help balance the body’s hormones. With prolonged use, these oils can work to repair the underlying causes responsible for hindering cognitive function.

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                      11. Money Saving

                      With ten clear benefits of oil diffusers already outlined, there is one more that should now be obvious: using an oil diffuser will help you to save money. As an anti-viral, bug repelling, and stress-relief solution rolled into one safe product, an oil diffuser used with the proper oils will save you money on products you might otherwise be buying to help cure those pesky headaches or get your kids to fall asleep on time. If you’re wondering just how affordable oil diffusers can be, check the buyer’s guide to the best oil diffusers — you’ll be sure to find one that fits your budget!

                      Featured photo credit: Jopeel Quimpo via unsplash.com

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