Acai is a unique type of berry that grows on palms in equatorial Brazil.
Its powder has excellent content of some essential nutrients, but the powder sold as a health capsule or elixir is bitter, oily, fibrous and unpleasant to use in a typical liquid drink. It can be good in smoothies, with other fruits and mixed ingredients, but you still pay the expensive cost of acai powder that can not be used virtually without other ingredients.
The powder is produced from the original berry using special lyophilization processes that make it expensive and an impractical purchase for most consumers.
Acai powder is extremely rich in dietary fiber, calcium, iron and vitamin E.
So there are claims that acai powder helps to lose weight. The Acai also being