The benefits of berries are well documented. Berries of all kinds are full of valuable antioxidants, nutrients, and dietary fiber. The Super Food tag has been applied to several berries including Acai, Gogi, and Aronia.
In today’s fast paced world consumers are turning to quick-fix solutions for just about everything – including berries. The rise of berry powder as a consumable product continues to rise and coincide with healthy lifestyles (and the popularity of smoothies). In this Top 5, The Berry Godmother lists its favorite berry powders.
1. Arctic Blueberry Powder
The Blueberry is considered a Super Food. This product from Arctic Power Berries is ideal for maintaining good health. The powder is from raw organic blueberries from the Arctic Circle and is loaded with antioxidants, nutrients, vitamins, and fiber. Great in smoothies. The quality of this product is superb.
2. Organic Maqui Powder
The lesser-known Maqui Berry is an intense purple and grows in the remote mountainous regions South America. Like the acai berry, the Maqui is also considered a Super Fruit because of its high levels of antioxidants. It’s considered to be conducive to weight loss, improved cardiovascular health and enhancing one’s immune system.
3. Organic Gogi Powder
The Gogi Berry is known for its medicinal powers and uses in traditional Chinese medicine. The Gogi contains more vitamin C than oranges, beta-carotene than carrots, and iron than soybeans and spinach. It’s a great addition to smoothies and shakes. The Navitas product line is one of the best
4. Organic Aronia (Chokeberry) Powder
Aronia has an extremely high ORAC count (ORAC stands for Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity) and is therefore deemed a Super Food. Mix this with juices or smoothies, and this high-grade powder from Samsara will lead you to greater health.
5. Organic Amla (Gooseberry) Powder
Considered to be the “Great Rejuvenator” the Alma Berry is known for its usage in Ayurvedic medicine. It contains a very high concentration of vitamin C and is overflowing with antioxidants. Terrasoul is a great brand, and the produce several other powdered products that we recommend as well.
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