Introduction to Camu Camu and Its Vital Role for Your Health
Have you heard about the health benefits of the Camu Camu berry and want to learn more about this amazing super-fruit?
Are you looking for a quick, safe, and easy way in boosting your immune system and all the members of your family? This article will describe the top 3 best health benefits of Camu Camu, updated with the newest findings for 2020. Now more than ever must we look for simple, effective, and natural methods to boost our overall health during these times of crisis concerning viral and bacterial infections. Read On and Learn This Super Effective Immune System Booster!
What is Camu Camu Powder?
Camu Camu (botanical name Myrciaria dubia) is a fruit-berry, similar to the cherry in color. It is native to the pristine Amazon Rainforest. This superfruit is gaining in popularity because it is a natural form of Vitamin C. Superior to the orange, the concentration of Vitamin C is astounding!
With 9 to 50 grams of Vitamin C per kilo of the berry, it's got 30 to 60 times more Vitamin C than an orange. Source: Spoon University.
Tart in flavor, Camu Camu is typically consumed in capsule form, or mixed into a juice of smoothie. Camu Camu is considered a superfood, mainly due to the
high content of certain nutrients, antioxidants and powerful plant compounds, including vitamin C. Here are the 3 evidence-based health benefits of Camu Camu:
1. Incredibly High in Vitamin C - 30x More than Orange!
Camu Camu is rich in vitamin C. Many important roles in your body demand this nutrient! For example, it helps:
What’s more, Vitamin C acts as a powerful antioxidant, protecting your cells from unstable molecules called free radicals. Though free radicals are a normal byproduct of cellular function, too many can be formed as a result of stress, poor diet, and exposure to pollution. When free radicals outnumber antioxidants in your body, it leads to a condition called oxidative stress, which has been linked to chronic conditions like diabetes, heart disease, and cancer. Eating foods rich in antioxidants like vitamin C can help prevent oxidative stress and combat free radical damage. Our Organic raw Camu Camu Powder can deliver up to 790% of the Reference Daily Value (RDV) of vitamin C per teaspoon (5 grams). Keep in mind that the level of vitamin C in Camu Camu can vary depending on the harvest season, process, and batch.
- Strengthen your immune system
- Needed for the formation of collagen, a protein that supports your skin, bones, and muscles.
- Supports Adrenal Fatigue: The more chronic and severe your stress and/or adrenal fatigue, the more vitamin C is necessary.
2. ORAC Value of 52,000 - Outrageous Antioxidant!
Antioxidant foods are measured by what's called an ORAC value. This stands for 'Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity'.
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The ORAC value of the Camu Camu Superfood is 52,000.[/caption] Compared to Blueberries that have an ORAC value of only just 4,669μ, Camu Camu should be your fruit of choice! Camu Camu is also loaded with other potent compounds like flavonoid antioxidants, including anthocyanins and ellagic acid. Antioxidants are substances that protect your cells from damage caused by free radicals. Excess free radicals in your body can lead to chronic conditions like heart disease and cancer over time.
3. Fights Inflammation and Supports Adrenal System
Camu Camu may be effective in reducing inflammation in your body. Chronic inflammation negatively impacts the health of your cells and has been linked to conditions like cancer, heart disease, and autoimmune disease. Stress depletes the body of Vitamin C. The Human body, unlike animals cannot make Vitamin C. According to Adrenal Fatigue Organization, your adrenal glands and hormonal balance will be over-stressed, taxed, and start disrupting other bodily systems.
If you do not make vitamin C available to your body the adrenal hormonal cascade cannot begin or continue. When your adrenal glands cannot make the additional adrenal hormones required to maintain during stressful times, you will feel worse and be slower to recover. - Source: The Adrenal Fatigue Organization.
How To Select and Where to Buy The Best Camu Camu Powder?
Here are some tips on selecting the very best Camu Camu.
Organic Certified: Since Camu Camu originates from the tropical and rainforest regions of South America areas, you must ensure that it is USDA Organic certified. Organic certification will ensure you are not exposed to pesticides, heavy metals, or GMO alteration.
Declaration of Origin: Ensure your Camu Camu brand sources from ethical and environmentally clean countries. Ask for their Declaration of Origin (D/O). Peru and Columbia are the top countries to look for.
Avoid Pink Color Camu Camu: Camu Camu is not pink in color, despite the beautiful advertisements. The pink color comes from an artificial additive used in the extraction process.
Whole Fruit or Pulp? Camu Camu from just the pulp of the fruit produces a higher quality powder since the skin and seed tend to add a lot of extra fiber.
How do you Consume Camu Camu in Your Diet?
Our Camu Camu powder can be easily added to smoothies, oatmeal, muesli, yogurts, and salad dressings.
A good tip is to always add Camu Camu to food after
cooking to prevent the loss of nutrients from the heat, especially vitamin C. We also provide the same Organic Camu Camu powder, in a vegan capsule form.
Conclusion and Key Takeaways!
Camu Camu should be in your kitchen cabinet, in either powder form or convenient capsules (great to take to the office or on vacation). Consume Camu Camu upon the first symptom of feeling sick. Add it to your arsenal during the cold and flu season. Keep it handy during pandemic outbreaks. Pulling an all-nighter or stressed out due to work or school, add Camu Camu, and your immune system will be better protected and ward off any sickness due to vitamin/mineral deficiencies. Protect Yourself. Your Loved Ones. Your Parents and Kids. Camu Camu is the best choice out there for a natural, easily absorbed Vitamin C - without all the sugars found in citrus fruits like Oranges. [content_block id=5889 slug=camu-camu-powder] [content_block id=5886 slug=camu-camu-capsules]
What Our Customers are Saying About Camu Camu - Reviews and Ratings
"Originally looked into this product , Camu Camu, because of an upcoming surgery and since hospitals can be a dangerous place to pick up hostile bacteria. Camu Camu has increased level of Vit C which helps to rejuvenate and repair tissues more quickly along with the traditional reason to prevent illness. Will definately be glad the family is using this to battle the "school season" of colds. WAY BETTER than other Vit C products/chewables. As for taste, barely noticed according to my teenager, when added to his "juice" from the juicer. We agree". Customer: Robin.
Easy Camu Camu Smoothie Recipe
ORGANIC CAMU CAMU SUPERFOOD SMOOTHIE
- 1 1/2 cups fresh organic raspberries
- 1 teaspoon Mother Nature Organic Camu Camu powder
- 2 tablespoons unsweetened desiccated coconut
- 1 cup plain Greek yogurt or coconut yogurt
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- 1/2 cup filtered water or coconut water
Camu Camu Latest Data and Scientific Research
- Morphological and genetic diversity of camu-camu
- Treatment With Supplementary Arginine, Vitamin C and Zinc in Patients With Pressure Ulcers
- Effects of Vitamin C on Health: A Review of Evidence
- Antioxidant and Associated Capacities of Camu Camu
- Anti-inflammatory Effects of Seeds of the Tropical Fruit Camu-Camu
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