Nature Made Acai + SuperFruit
Nature Made Acai + SuperFruit is advertised as a potent blend of extracts of some of the most antioxidant rich fruits, including Acai berries, Grapes, Goji and Noni fruits. Although the manufacturer Pharmavite mentions no specific ailment claims for the formula, antioxidants have been scientifically proven to promote heart health, optimum brain and cognitive function, anti-aging properties and overall vitality and wellness. Antioxidants fight oxidative stress which may potentially damage anybody cell and lead to serious health conditions
Pharmavite is headquartered in California. Nature Made Acai + Super fruit is included in the Nature’s Made product line, which the manufacturer claims was the first line of dietary supplements to earn a third-party quality seal of approval through the USP Verification Program (United States Pharmacopeia).
Nature Made Acai + SuperFruit Ingredients
Nature Made Acai + Superfruit includes the following ingredients: Vitamin C, Green Tea Extract, EGCG (Epigallocatechin Gallate), Superfruit blend: Acai fruit extract (Euterpe oleracea), Bilberry fruit extract, Grape seed extract, Goji fruit extract (Lycium barbarum), Noni Fruit extract, Pomegranate Fruit extract, Cranberry Fruit extract, Mangosteen fruit extract, Elderberry Fruit extract, Calcium Carbonate, Cellulose Gel, Maltodextrin, Croscarmellose Sodium, Ascorbic Acid, Polyvinyl Alcohol, Silicon Dioxide, Polyethylene Glycol, Red 40 Lake, Magnesium Stearate, Talc, Triethyl Citrate, Titanium Dioxide (Artificial Color), Polysorbate 80, Blue 2 Lake, and Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose.
Nature Made Acai + SuperFruit contains extracts of antioxidant abundant fruits. The formula is claimed to be free of artificial flavors or preservatives, yeast, starch or gluten. Grapeseed extract contains Resveratrol, a substance with powerful antioxidant properties. Although research is preliminary, evidence indicates Grapeseed extract may prevent neuronal cell dysfunction which leads to conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease, stroke, memory loss and Huntington’s disease.
The Journal of Agriculture and Food Chemistry claims that Acai berries contain more antioxidants than any other food. Its free radical scavenging properties make Acai berries potentially beneficial against health conditions that are caused free radical damage, including cardiovascular conditions, immune system conditions, mild cognitive impairment symptoms or memory loss in the elderly. Due to the content of Omega-3, 6 and 9 fatty acids in Acai, the fruits may also help alleviate anxiety disorders symptoms (panic attacks, post traumatic stress disorder, etc).
Goji berries are enjoying a great popularity lately. They are known to protect against skin damage, lower blood pressure, protect the liver and be effective in prostate cancer. Also, Goji may help relieve fatigue and promote general well being and a positive mood. Some evidence suggests that the berries may boost brain health and are able to protect against age-related diseases (Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, etc)
The manufacturer recommends taking 2 tablets of Nature Made Acai + SuperFruit daily with a meal. Pregnant and nursing women, patients taking medication, facing surgery, have bleeding problems, or undergoing any other treatment which may affect the ability of blood to clot, or have a liver disorder, are advised to consult a physician before taking this product.
- Nature Made Acai + SuperFruit contains powerful fruit antioxidants
- The formula is affordable (roughly $7 for a month’s supply)
- The formula contains no preservatives, artificial colors, yeast, gluten or starch
- Mixed consumer reviews
- Research on most of the ingredients is still in its incipient phase
- The formula may interact with certain medications and is contraindicated for a number of categories of patients (pregnant women, people with liver dysfunction, etc.
Antioxidants help fight oxidative stress and counteract free radical damage, hence prevent and even help treat a number of conditions caused by them. Nature Made Acai + SuperFruit contains a number of fruits known to contain large amounts of such antioxidants, including the Acai berry, Goji or the Noni fruit. Still, for many of these ingredients there is not sufficient research to support their core benefit claims.
The reviews for Nature Made Acai + SuperFruit are mixed. While some consumers claim the formula successfully assists with their health, others claim there is no scientific argument for the formula’s effectiveness. It is true that more clinical research is needed to prove they actually produce significant effects if taken orally.