- Purple Aronia, also known as chokeberry and “Autumn Magic” is a remarkable berry with antioxidant properties.
- A chokeberry refers to a berry with such tart and bitter flavor that those who eat the berry may choke. Of course, that usually doesn’t happen.
- Chokeberries like Purple Aronia make delicious jams and jellies and can be added to smoothies and other recipes for an extra zing...
This purple powerhouse berry is packed with polyphenols and has one of the highest antioxidant ORAC scores of any natural food.
Aronia berries have anthocyanin and flavonoid amounts that are higher than blueberries, cranberries, pomegranates acai. The secret to Purple Aronia's power lies in its deep coloring. Their intense color is the result of a potent concentration of antioxidant phytochemicals.
Phytochemicals may help support the natural aging process and support a healthy immune response. Our Purple Aronia Berry Extract Powder is a 4:1 extract meaning each serving is 4 times more potent than the whole berry powder. Researchers from Ohio State University found that anthocyanins obtained from exotic plant pigments may have helped the healthy body inhibit and even kill mutated cell growths in the colon.
Aronia berries are gaining popularity in the United States and have been widely consumed in Eastern Europe and Russia for their antioxidant benefits. European countries also like to produce Aronia berry wine.
Some possible traditional uses of Purple Aronia Extract Powder may include:
May support a healthy cardiovascular system
May support healthy cholesterol levels
May support healthy blood pressure and blood sugar levels
May support a healthy immune response
May help nourish the brain & nervous system
May support healthy digestion
May support a healthy inflammation response
May support the urinary system
May support healthy aging
Good source of antioxidants
Constituents of Purple Aronia include:
Minerals: Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Potassium, Zinc, Copper, Manganese
Vitamins: Vitamin C, Folate, Beta & Alpha-carotene, Vitamin A (IU), Vitamin E, Vitamin K
Amino Acids: Tryptophan, Threonine, Isoleucine, Leucine Lysine, Methionine, Cystine, Phenylalanine, Tyrosine, Valine, Arginine, Histidine, Alanine, Aspartic Acid, Glutamic Acid, Proline, Serine
Anthocyanidins: Petunidin, Delphinidin, Malvidin, Peonidin, Cyanidin-3-galactoside, Quercetin
Phytochemicals: Tannic acid, Quinic acid, Phenolic acids, Catechins,
Flavonoids: Resveratrol, Hesperidin Rutin.
Suggested Use: Mix 1 teaspoon with juice, yogurt or add to your favorite smoothie.
Mixing suggestions: To increase flavor and nutritional profile combine with our juice powder.
Miscellaneous facts about our Purple Aronia Extract Powder
Ingredients: Purple Aronia Extract and non-GMO tapioca maltodextrin derived from yuca root*. Please go here to learn more about why we use non-GMO Yuca Maltodextrin in some products.
Parts Used: Purple Aronia fruit.
Botanical Name: Aronia Prunifolia.
Other Names: Purple Fruited Chokeberry.
*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
Origin: Grown in Germany and extracted in China. Packaged with care in Florida, USA.
How to Maintain Optimum Freshness:
- This product is 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 this product in a cool, dark, dry place.
- This product is natural and minimally processed.
- Taste, smell, texture, and color may vary from batch to batch. Go here to learn why our products may naturally vary.
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