Healthy Kid Acai Berries

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Kids in Brazil love the purple acai berries in smoothies, ice cream, and in a puree form as part of a savory meal. Acai palm trees grow wild on the banks of the Amazon and the berries have long been a stable in the Brazilian diet. An exotic relative of blueberries and cranberries, acai berries are overflowing with antioxidants and regenerative reservatol (like in red wine) and contain no sugar. Kids can find pure unsweetened organic acai pulp in packs in the frozen fruit section or organic acai powder in health food stores. Kids love the delicious acia pulp in smoothies with a banana and organic coconut milk. Acai berries are considered a superfood because of their large amount of antioxidants and fiber, heart healthy fats (omega 3, 6, and 9), electrolytes, vitamins, minerals, and 19 amino acids. Acai berries are energy packed with a balance of protein and carbohydrates. A delicious bowl of granola, bananas, and acia pulp is perfect for kids to fuel up for the day or refuel after exercise.

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