Acerola Cherries come from the tropical shrub Malpighia emarginata and are native to the Americas and Mexico. It has a flavor that goes easily with a lot of plant based or paleo concoctions. It has a sweet and sour taste that gives away all the nutrients inside.
Acerola has up to 50 times as much vitamin C than oranges. The vitamin C complex that comes from Acerola has almost twice the bioavailability than that of synthetic supplements. This means that your body is much more easily and effectively able to utilize the vitamin C and other co-factors.
Consuming Acerola everyday is a great way to get your daily Superfood boost of energizing and immune boosting vitamins and nutrients. The Vitamin C complex in Acerola is essential for the immune system and can help your body fight off illnesses. Besides that, it also supports collagen production to help with exercise recovery and help maintain your hair, skin, and nails. The Vitamin C complex in combination with the beta-carotene also help to maintain eye health.
Acerola also contains other vitamin, minerals, pytonutrients, and co-factors that help make you feel strong and energetic. It's more than just a Superfood full of Vitamin C, it is a full spectrum bio-vitamin powerhouse!
Superfood tip: Add some Acerola to your intra-workout drink and feel its power!