Cupuacu Fruit comes from Brazil, Peru, Colombia, Bolivia, and other countries in South America and is destined to be the next new super food. Cupuacu is pronounced “Coo poo wa soo”.
Super Food – Cupuacu is jam packed full of great nutrients that will do your body good.
Large Fruits – Cupuacu trees grow tall and have large mango size brown melons that hang off the limbs. The inside of this fruit is wonderful, and has traditionally been used for making jam, smoothies, juice, ice cream, candy, and baked goods. The flesh of the fruit is creamy, sweet, and tastes like chocolate with a hint of vanilla or pineapple, and smells a little like banana. – Great! Brazilian natives eat Cupuacu for breakfast… because it gives them lots of energy.
Antioxidants – Cupuacu contains lots of great antioxidants (theograndins) that help to prevent cardiovascular disease and strokes… and some of these theograndins may prevent and cure colon cancer. Cupuacu contains lots of flavanoids that are similar to cocoa seeds because cocoa and Cupuacu are a closely related.
Polyphenols – Cupuacu contains lots of polyphenols like that found in green tea and thus boost your immune system and prevents free radicals from causing premature aging and repairs DNA. Some call Cupuacu a botanical fountain of youth because it contains lots of polyphenols.
Energy Boost Without Caffeine – Even though Cupuacu is related to cocoa, it has absolutely no caffeine at all. But it still gives you a great energy boost because of the theacrines. And Cupuacu will never increase your blood pressure… or giving you that tired feeling later in the day like coffee.
Weight Loss – Cupuacu is one of the best weight agents ever, it boosts up your metabolism so you burn more calories and lose weight. Cupuacu also prevents extra calories from being accumulating and turned to fat. Cupuacu also balances cortisol production so you don’t gain belly fat from stress.
Lots of Vitamins and Minerals – Vitamins A, C, B, which are all great immune boosters and create vitality. It also contains trace minerals including calcium for strong bones, and selenium for mood enhancement and good cardiovascular health.
GI Problems – Cupuacu is great for GI tract health, in fact all the natives of Brazil use Cupuacu for curing GI distress and disease.
Pain Relief & Anti-inflammatory – The natives of Brazil also use Cupuacu for pain relief in general and especially for the pain during child birth. Theacrine which gives you energy also works as a great anti-inflammatory and pain reliever at the same time.
Omega 3 and 6 Oils – Cupuacu also contain lots of Omega 3 & 6 oils that prevent cardiovascular disease, strokes, cancer, and help with lowering cholesterol, depression, ADHD, prevent dementia and osteoporosis, lower blood pressure, lower triglycerides, boost libido, and prevent diabetes.
Boost Immunity – Because of all the great flavonoids this powerful fruit boosts your immune system thus preventing disease even better than some of the other fruits from the Amazon.
Lowers Cholesterol – Cupuacu lowers cholesterol especially LDL or bad cholesterol and triglycerides.
Seeds – Cupuacu seeds are about the sized of your thumb nail and are full of fatty acids. And the seeds can be roasted and made into a drink that tastes a bit like hot chocolate, but with many more heath benefits. Cupuacu seeds can be made into butter which is great for skin, hair, and helps with wrinkles… the butter is used often in shampoos, lotions, and cosmetics.
Lowers Blood Pressure – Cupuacu also lowers blood pressure and thus prevents cardiovascular disease, strokes, kidney disease, and other side effects of high blood pressure.
Provide Income for Natives – Cupuacu fruit gives natives in Brazil a way of making money… and sustains the environment.
You can order Cupuacu products on-line in powder form, tablets, capsules, lotions, and even shampoos.
Or ask for Cupuacu at your local health food store… lets help the native people of Brazil.
Dr. Paul Haider – Master Herbalist and Spiritual Teacher for over 20 years, helping people to recover and feel healthy. You can also find Dr. Haider on FB under Dr. Paul Haider, Healing Herbs, Shambala Spiritual Transformation Institute, Meditation for the Soul, and Relax Into Success, Punjab teas, and at www.paulhaider.com – feel free to contact him any time. Also check out Dr. Haider’s radio show at http://www.thesourcecenterradio.com/The-Relaxed-Soul.html August show to be about “Spirituality and Food”