Purple Aronia Extract Powder

Purple Aronia Extract Powder

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.

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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 and 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. Our Non-GMO Purple Aronia Extract Powder tastes like a tart mix of blackberry and blueberry and has an amazing ORAC score of over 4700 per gram.

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 and Rutin.

This product is 100% natural and minimally processed. Taste, smell, texture, and color may vary from batch to batch. You will see the color range from a dark reddish to a dark brown color.

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 black currant juice powder.  

Botanical Name: Aronia Prunifolia.

Other Names: Purple Fruited Chokeberry.

Parts Used: Purple Aronia fruit.

Ingredients: Purple Aronia Extract and non-GMO tapioca maltodextrin derived from yuca root*.

*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.

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 typically 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 Extract Powder in a cool, dark, dry place.

 

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