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Jiu-Jitsu for Everyone

The Jiu-Jitsu Community & Acai Bond

 

Acai (Euterpe Oleacera), pronounced (a-sigh-ee) is a delicious and powerful berry found in Brazil’s Amazon. Widely regarded as the #1 Superfood, Acai has more than 5 times the antioxidant power of blueberries and 30 times more anthocyanins than a glass of red wine.

In the 1960’s, the famous Gracie jiu-jitsu family recommended eating Acai before and after workouts due to the fruit benefits. The Gracie family are considered the original masters of the blend, started blending Acai with banana and guarana. Since then, it has gone from a training secret to a daily ritual for all the jiu-jitsu athletes, surfers and all health conscious people in Brazil and around the world.

Scientific studies have now confirmed the extremely health benefits of the Acai berry. It provides a remarkable source of balanced nutrients that will help you deal with the accelerated pace of today’s world. Here’s how:

– Reduces Blood Cholesterol Level

The Acai contains Oleic (Omega 9) – a monounsaturated essential fatty acid that helps to lower LDL (your bad cholesterol) while maintaining HDL (your good cholesterol).

– Helps you Look Younger & Live Longer

With the highest concentration of antioxidants of any berry on the planet, Acai helps reduce the signs of aging and stress.

– Purifies and Detoxifies your Body

The unsaturated fatty acids in Acai eliminate the saturated fatty acids that make you feel tired and sluggish.

– Helps you stay Slim and Healthy

Acai contains approx. 44.2 grams of fiber per 100 grams of the berry. Fiber helps prevent constipation, colon cancer, and other intestinal disorders.

– Anthocyanins

Acai contains anthocyanins that contribute to the deep color of the fruit. Anthocyanins have many health benefits identified in several studies.

– Improves your Power of Concentration

Acai contains Linoleic (Omega 6) – a polyunsaturated essential fatty acid. Your body needs fatty acids for optimal function of the brain and eyes. It also boosts your sexual energy while helping your body absorb life-essential vitamins such as Vitamin A, E, D and K.

Amazon Power introduced Acai to the Australian market in 2004. Since then the company is proud of supporting the jiu-jitsu community and also many sports category as surf, volleyball, swimming in Australia.

Do you want to know more about Acai?

Click here to watch the Acai Harvesting video on the website & see how the Acai comes all the way from the Amazon Rainforest to down under!