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NOW Foods Acerola

$25.50
Size
170 grams
NOW Foods Acerola

Acerola cherries are one of nature’s richest sources of Vitamin C. Natural acerola also boasts high levels of the antioxidants called anthocyanins that scavenge free radicals for maximum cellular protection. Now Foods Acerola is concentrated to 4:1 ratio with added ascorbic acid to provide 160 mg Vitamin C per serving.

Supplement Facts

Serving Size: 1 Level Teaspoon (3.2g)
Servings Per Container: About 53

 

Amount Per Serving

% Daily Value

Calories

15

 

Total Carbohydrate

3 g

 1%*

Vitamin C (from Acerola and Ascorbic Acid)

160 mg

 267%

Acerola Powder Complex (4:1 Concentrate) (Berry)

3.2 g

 †

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
† Daily Value not established.

Other Ingredients: Maltodextrin (non-GMO)

Suggested Use

Take 1 level teaspoon daily, mixed into fruit or vegetable juice, or water.

Precautions

For adults only. Consult Doctor if pregnant/ nursing, taking medication or have a medical condition.


  • Acerola cherry provides a natural source of significant levels of Vitamin C in its natural form. Vitamin C or ascorbic acid is an essential nutrient involved in maintaining active immune system, collagen production for the bones and blood vessels, and production of neurotransmitters for healthy mood. Less ripened acerola cherries have the highest levels of Vitamin C while preserving it can also maintain its nutrient content.
  • Acerola supplements offer free-radical scavenging mechanisms for optimum cell protection. The perfect antioxidant synergy of Vitamin C and quercetin in the acerola fruit is very powerful against the harmful effects of free radicals to the cells. Its free-radical protection helps slow down ageing, fight degenerative disease, and strengthen the immune system.


Acerola cherry is an exotic fruit that typically grows in the tropical climates of California and Florida in North America, Cental America, and South America. The plant is largely cultivated in Brazil, as well as in the Mediterranean and other regions with subtropical climates. It is also known for its other names as Barbados cherry, Cereza, and West Indian cherry. The tree is small that is even considered a bushy shrub that produces the bright red or yellow-orange cherry jam-packed with essential nutrients.

Historically, Acerola Cherry benefits were for digestive health problems such as diarrhea and inflammatory diseases of the intestines. However, modern studies suggest that one of its most unique qualities is having super high levels of Vitamin C. This vitamin is essential to life for its functions in maintaining the immune system, producing collagen, and protecting against damaging free radicals. This cherry boast more nutrients including Vitamin A, B vitamins, calcium, magnesium, iron, and potassium. Even the macronutrients usually derived from the diet such as protein, fiber, and fatty acids are found in this super fruit.