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What are the health benefits of acai berries?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
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In brief: Wt loss- antioxidant

The acai berry contains antioxidants (phytochemicals) which reduce free radical formation & are reported to help protect from some cancers.
It is also reported to assist with weight loss however there is not yet scientific research to back this claim nor is a mechanism for weight loss known at this time. It is also used as an oil in cosmetics.

In brief: Wt loss- antioxidant

The acai berry contains antioxidants (phytochemicals) which reduce free radical formation & are reported to help protect from some cancers.
It is also reported to assist with weight loss however there is not yet scientific research to back this claim nor is a mechanism for weight loss known at this time. It is also used as an oil in cosmetics.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Steven Charlap
So eat them if you want, but don't bother with the drinks.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Thanks Dr. C. Heidi
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