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NOW® Acerola Powder: A Powerful Vitamin C Source for Your Health

Do you like cherries? How about cranberries? If you said yes to either, then you'll love acerola! This exotic fruit, which is a close relative of the cherry, is found in the tropical areas of the Americas and the Caribbean region. It's packed with Vitamin C, as well as anthocyanins – powerful free radical scavengers.* And NOW® has made it easy for you to get all the benefits of acerola with our new Acerola Powder!


Acerola is a small, round fruit that grows on a tree native to Central and South America. The fruit is bright red and has a sour taste. It is often used in jams, jellies, and juices. Acerola is an excellent source of Vitamin C. It also contains other vitamins and minerals such as beta-carotene, potassium, and iron. The high levels of Vitamin C in acerola make it a popular ingredient in supplements and health drinks. Additionally, Acerola is known for its anti-inflammatory properties, which can help to reduce pain and swelling. Acerola can be eaten fresh, dried, or powdered. It is also available in capsules, tablets, and liquid extracts. When choosing a supplement, it is important to choose one that is made from 100% pure acerola fruit powder. With so many health benefits, acerola is a great addition to any diet!

The importance of vitamin C?

Vitamin C is a water-soluble vitamin that is found in many foods, such as citrus fruits, tomatoes, potatoes, and leafy green vegetables. It is also available as a dietary supplement. Vitamin C is important for the growth and repair of tissues in all parts of your body. It helps the body make collagen, a protein that is essential for the development of bones, skin, and blood vessels. Vitamin C also aids in the absorption of iron from plant-based foods and helps to protect cells from damage by free radicals. Free radicals are molecules that can damage cells and lead to inflammation. Additionally, vitamin C is an important antioxidant that can help to reduce the risk of some chronic diseases, such as heart disease and cancer. Because vitamin C is water-soluble, it is not stored in the body and must be obtained through diet or supplements. Most people who eat a balanced diet do not need to take vitamin C supplements. However, certain groups of people, such as those who smoke cigarettes or are exposed to secondhand smoke, may benefit from taking vitamin C supplements to prevent deficiencies. Additionally, people with certain medical conditions, such as Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis, may need to take vitamin C supplements to absorb enough of the nutrient.

The anthocyanins found in acerola?

Anthocyanins are a type of flavonoid compound that gives Acerola its characteristic red color. These compounds are known for their potent antioxidant activity and have been linked to a number of health benefits, including improved heart health and reduced inflammation. Acerola is one of the richest known sources of anthocyanins and provides significantly higher levels than other fruits, such as cranberries and blueberries. Additionally, research suggests that the body absorbs Acerola's anthocyanins more effectively than other flavonoids.

In Summary:

Acerola is a powerful source of Vitamin C and anthocyanins, which are known for their antioxidant activity. It is an excellent addition to any diet and can help to reduce pain and inflammation. Additionally, acerola may help to improve heart health and protect cells from damage by free radicals.

Nutrition Info
  Amount Per Serving % Daily Value
Calories  15    
Vitamin C  180 mg   300% 
Acerola (powdered)(4:1 Extract)(berry)  3.6 g (3,600 mg)   † 
* Percent Daily Values are based on 2,000 calorie diet.
† Daily Value not established.



Serving size: 1 Level Teaspoon (3.6 g)

Suggested use:  As a dietary supplement, take on level teaspoon daily, mixed into fruit, vegetable juice or water.

Free of: sugar, salt, starch, yeast, wheat, gluten, soy, milk or preservatives

Other ingredients: Maltodextrin

Warnings: Caution:  Please discard the inedible freshness packet enclosed.

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