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Category: SuperFruits

Cupuacu – the Rainforest Superfruit

Cupuacu (koo-poo-ah-soo) fruit, a tropical rainforest fruit relative to cacao – is a  melon-sized fruit with white pulp that have a combination of chocolate, bananas, pear, passion fruit and pineapple flavor. Not only known for its delicious flavor, Cupuacu also has a high nutritional value. Cupuacu contains a complex array of nutrients including nine flavonoids, polyphenols and theacrines. Theacrines is a substance with similar similar mood and energy enhancing effects to xanthines (caffeine, theobromine and theophylline) contained in cacao, but without the negative effects. Cupuacu also contains vitamins B1, B2, B3 (niacin) fatty and amino acids, and at least nine antioxidants including vitamin A and...

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Camu Camu Amazing Facts

Myrciaria dubia, the bionimal name of  commonly known camu camu is a small bush tree mostly grows in flooded areas of the Amazon rainforest in Peru, Brazil, Colombia, and Venezuela with red to purplish cherry-like fruit. This camu camu fruit is packed with the highest recorded amount of natural vitamin C known on the planet, as well as tons of other vitamins and essential minerals. Just one serving of camu camu powder contains vitamin C value of more than 10 oranges! Vitamin C is a crucial antioxidant that helps neutralize free radicals in the body which may cause many chronic diseases and aging. Our bodies don’t produce...

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Smelly Fruit with Amazing Benefits

Noni fruit, or also known as nonu, nona, nono, nuna, morinda, achi, anino, bengkudu, Indian mulberry, mengkudu, minamaram, and still plenty of names on their locals – is a yellow-greenish-white, large and pebbled surfaced not so nicely smell and taste fruit. Noni is a native and commonly found in Asia, Australia, and the islands of Polynesia plant. Polynesian medicine man have used noni fruits to help treat a variety of health problems such as diabetes, high blood pressure, aches, pains, burns, arthritis, inflammation, aging, parasitic, viral, and bacterial infections and even tumors. It is cited on the ancient healing manuscripts that the Noni fruit...

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