What are they, how to eat them and in what way are they useful?
Outwardly, the camu camu berries resemble grapes, but the taste is absolutely different. They are shrilly acidic, and therefore they are consumed mainly in the form of a powder. To make this powder - berries are carefully dried and grinded , thereby preserving all the useful properties. But despite their value, the camu camu berries are mostly common in Japan, but in Europe and our country they are still quite an exotic product.
How useful is this superfood?
Even the ancient Indians used the powder of these berries to strengthen their immune system . It's not surprising , as the camu camu berries contain a record amount of vitamin C! There is no other product in the world that can compete with this superfood. In addition, these small berries are rich in potassium, calcium, zinc, iron and vitamins of B group. So, they definitely deserve your attention and place in your daily diet.
So, the camu camu berries powder:
● strengthens the immune system,
● Helps fight against viruses and various infections,
● reduces inflammation,
● removes toxins from the body,
● improves mood,
● strengthens the vessel walls and improves the whole cardiac work ,
● improves the nervous system functioning ,
● relieves headaches and helps reduce migraines,
● normalizes carbohydrate-fat metabolism,
● protects the body from the formation of cancer cells
Possessing anti-inflammatory and immunostimulating properties, it is often used during recovery periods , including after operations.
As for its use, first of all camu camu are added to smoothies, freshly squeezed juices and various desserts. The sour taste of these berries is perfectly combined with sweet fruits. However, as dealing with other superfoods it is necessary to know where to stop when trying to enrich your diet. Berries are a highly concentrated product, and one shouldn't consume more than 10 grams of these berries per day.
And finally - where to buy powdered camu camu berries?
In ordinary stores you won't find them even in the department of healthy food products. To find such a rare superfood go to a specialized eco-market, where you can find not only camu camu berries, but also many other useful products.