Our Purple Aronia Berry Extract Powder is a 4:1 extract meaning each serving is 4 times more potent than the whole berry powder.
Packed with polyphenols, Purple Aronia has one of the highest antioxidant ORAC score of any natural food. Aronia berries, also known as chokeberries, have anthocyanins and flavonoids higher than blueberries, cranberries, pomegranates and even acai. The secret to Aronia's power lies in its deep coloring. The intense color is the result of a potent concentration of antioxidant rich phytochemicals. This high level doesn't just help your body fight disease; it combats the entire aging process, making Aronia one of the most dynamically effective foods you can eat.
Researchers from Ohio State University found that anthocyanins obtained from exotic plant pigments not only slowed but also killed the growth of mutated cells in the colon.
Though not well known in the USA, aronia berries have long been eaten in Eastern Europe and Russia for their antioxidant benefits where they even make them into wine. Our purple aronia powder tastes like a tart mix of blackberry and blueberry and has an amazing ORAC score over 4700 per gram.
Some possible benefits of our Purple Aronia Extract powder may include:
● Providing cardiovascular protection
● Promoting good cholesterol levels
● Helping control blood pressure
● Maintaining healthy blood sugar levels
● Boosting the immune system to help fight colds & the flu
● Nourishing the brain & nervous system
● Improving digestion
● Strong anti-inflammatory properties
● Promoting a healthy urinary tract
● High antioxidant properties which help fight aging
This product contains a small amount of tapioca maltodextrin, which is a starch made from organically grown non-GMO yuca root (cassava root). This starch acts as a drying agent and is necessary to keep this powder from clumping into hard chunks or one solid brick.
For more information about tapioca starch derived from cassava root (yuca root) click here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cassava
Suggested Use: Mix 1 teaspoon with juice, yogurt or add to your favorite smoothie.
Botanical Name: Aronia Prunifolia
Other Names: Purple Fruited Chokeberry
Z Natural Foods strives to offer the highest quality organically grown, raw, vegan, gluten free, non-GMO products available and exclusively uses low temperature drying techniques to preserve all the vital enzymes and nutrients. Our Purple Aronia extract powder passes our strict quality assurance which includes testing for botanical identity, heavy metals, chemicals and microbiological contaminants. ZNaturalFoods.com offers Purple Aronia extract powder packaged in airtight stand-up, resealable foil pouches for optimum freshness. Once opened, just push the air out of the pouch before resealing it in order to preserve maximum potency. Keep your Purple Aronia powder extract in a cool, dark, dry place.
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