We have all heard about the health benefits from red wine right? Well, this is not the wine, but the resveratrol that is found in the skins of the grapes and other fruits. It is a known antioxidant which combats oxidation and free radicals within the body, which are a known cause of ageing. Acaí is one of the most resveratrol rich fruits on the planet! It even improves the bodies chelating ability to rid itself of toxins.
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Black currants like Acaí are also rich in antioxidants. Combine this with the anti inflammatory and immune strengthening effects of pineapple, and the powerful super fruit - golden berry (otherwise known as gooseberry) - and you have a youth enhancing delight! Golden berries are are loaded with Vitamin A and Vitamin C giving this added immune punch.
Square One Acaí Smoothie of Youth
- 1/4 cup cup frozen black currents
- 1/4 cup ice
- 1 TSP maca powder
- 1 TSP acai powder
- 1 TSP golden berry powder
- 1 TBSP decicated coconut powder
- 1 TBSP cacao nibs
- 1 cup almond milk
- 1/2 banana
- 1/2 kiwifruit
Add the following ingredients to a blender, pour into a glass and top with some extra nobs, coconut and almond with cinnamon then enjoy! Serves one.