After all the hypes with these super foods like Macha, Acai, Moringa and what else they are called it is hard to believe that there is a crop that is even better. But here it is: Camu Camu.
Never heard of? Doesn't matter, because you should find out about the Camu Camu super powers yourself.
These fruits will give you the most wonderful glowing skin and will lift your mood. The work as a natural anti-depressant.
What exactly is this new super food that everyone is raging about?
This bushy, low-lying plant grows along rivers in the Amazon area in South America, and it produces a small, reddish-purple berry, similar in appearance to a blueberry. One berry can grow to a size of a single grape.
The people of the Amazon region peel them fresh and eat them raw as a snack or juice. In order to benefit from the effect of the Camu Camu fruit overseas, they are dried for further processing and come as a powder.
Camu Camu is extremely high in vitamins and minerals. In fact, it’s actually the highest known natural source of vitamin C in the world! On top of this, it also contains loads of iron, calcium, phosphorus, potassium, beta carotene and more, and it’s chock full of amino acids, antioxidants and phytochemicals. This sets the stage for a healthy, well-functioning body, and it makes weight loss an easier feat on the whole.
Camu Camu is available in capsules or as a powder.
Camu Camu should be called Super-Super-Super-Super-Super Food! One little berry has 30x more vitamin C as an orange. They also contain iron, potassium, calcium, minerals, amino acids and other vitamins.
Question is which nutrients you can't find in Camu Camu.
The little berries are packed with antioxidants. First of all vitamin C which doesn't only strengthen the immune system but also verifyably slows down skin aging. Little infections of the epidermis will be prevented which gives the appearance of the skin an amazing glow.
The huge amount of vitamin C lead to more serotonin release, which lifts the mood significantly. Camu Camu is therefore a very gentle anti depressant.
We are totally in love with this little wonder-berry and have already integrated it in our daily diet.