Friday, May 22, 2009

MONA.VIE 2 - 19 Jenis buah-buahan

19 Fruits Found In MonaVie

This legendary berry from high atop towering palm trees in the Amazon Rain Forest has recently gained fame in the Western World.

On the Oprah show in late 2004, the Acai Berry was named by world famous health and beauty doctor Dr. Nicholas Perricone, MD, as one of the Top 10 Superfoods in the world. In his newest bestseller book The Perricone Promise, he calls the Acai the most perfect food on the planet.
In a segment aired on NBC's Today Show, the Acai Berry was called The Viagra of the Amazon. The Wall Street Journal, Men's Journal, Health Sciences Institute and The Washington Post have also lauded the Acia Berry.
Among the reported benefits/features of this deep purple berry are:
~ Greater energy/stamina
~ Improved mental focus
~ Prevention and treatment of Alzheimer's
~ Better sleep~ Improved digestion.
~ Improved sexual function
~Immune system support
~ High levels of antioxidants
~ Anti-aging support
~ Promotes better circulation
~ Prevents arteriosclerosis
~ Provides anti-allergenic support
~ Helps prevent blot clots
~ High levels of dietary fiber
~ High levels of essential amino acids and trace minerals
~ High levels of plant sterols, which have been shown to help control cholesterol
~ Essential fatty acids ratio that resembles olive oil, which has been shown to help combat heart disease
~ Protein profile similar to eggs
~ Very low sugar content

Acerola thrives in the sandy soils of tropical lands. It is a powerful antioxidant, rich in vitamins and minerals. More than 150 nutritive constituents have been identified in Acerola.
It has been reported to have strong anti-fungal and cholesterol-lowering capabilities. It has also been shown to fight cellular aging, to help with hydration of skin and to promote healthy capillary function.
Native people have long used Acerola for/as:
~ Treating fever, dysentery
~ Healing wounds
~ Inflammation
~ Astringent
~ Liver problems
~ Liver, renal system stimulant
~ Diuretic~ Healthy heart function
~ Nutritive aid for anemia
~ Diabetes
~ Rheumatism
~ Tuberculosis
Apricots provide a rich assortment of antioxidants and are abundant with soluble fiber, beta-carotene, magnesium, iron, phosphorous, potassium and Vitamin C. They also include a natural salicylate, the major ingredient in aspirin.
The nutrients in Apricots are linked to a lower risk of heart disease, stroke, cataracts and some forms of cancer. Soluble fiber is known to steady blood sugar levels and promote regularity.
Apricots have been traditionally used for:
~ Macular degeneration
~ Cataracts
~ Fighting cancer
~ Heart/vascular health
~ Blood pressure stability
~ Prostate health
~ Preventing strokes
Aronia juice contains very high levels of anthocyanins and flavonoids, five to ten times higher than cranberry juice. Its beneficial nutrients such as antioxidants, polyphenols, minerals and vitamins are believed to include compounds that specifically fight cancer and cardiac disease.
Aronia contains important trace minerals, and it has been used as an anti-diabetic food. Aronia has also been reported to be helpful in fighting inflammations, diabetes and circulatory problems. It has 10x the quinic acid content of cranberries, making it a likely fruit for combating urinary tract infections.
Bananas are a common supermarket fruit and often taken for granted -- few realize the health benefits bananas bring to them.
Bananas are the ONLY fruit that comes not from trees or bushes but from large plants that are giant herbs and are related to the lily and orchid family.
Bananas are rich in fiber, magnesium and Vitamin B6 and are particularly famous for potassium, an essential electrolyte that helps regulate blood chemistry, especially pH balance. It is believed the serotonin and norepinephrine in bananas helps those who suffer from depression.
Bananas have been linked to:
~ Antioxidant protection
~ Controlling blood pressure
~ Better carbohydrate metabolism
~ Better muscle contraction
~ Keeping blood from over-acidity
~ Better protein metabolism
~ Helping concentration and memory
~ Providing instant energy
~ Satisfying sugar cravings
~ Promoting better moods
~ Protecting against heart disease
~ Protecting against cancer
~ Promoting better sleep
~ Relieving both diarrhea and constipation
~ Helping produce collagen
~ Steadying nerves
The Bilberry is a close relative of blueberries and is noted for strengthening of the capillaries of the eye. Bilberry is already widely noted for slowing of age-related macular degeneration, night blindness, and diabetes-related eye disorders.
Bilberries have historically been shown to have a broad range of healing and restorative effects for:
~ Amenorrhea
~ Angina
~ Bladder stones
~ Blood disorders
~ Bruising
~ Capillary strength
~ Chronic fatigue
~ Collagen formation
~ Coughs
~ Diabetes
~ Diarrhea
~ Digestive discomfort
~ Fighting inflammation
~ Glaucoma
~ Gout
~ Hemorrhoids
~ High blood pressure
~ Restoring/promoting collagen
~ Preventing heart attacks and strokes
~ Preventing/treating rheumatoid arthritis
~ Treating ulcers

Blueberries are an antioxidant powerhouse, responsible in part for keeping us young, healthy and smart.
Medicinal folklore tells us Blueberries have a long history of use for:
~ Anti-aging
~ Appetite enhancement
~ Blood vessel support
~ Fighting cancer, especially cervical/breast
~ Treating coughs
~ Cardiovascular protection
~ Lowering bad cholesterol
~ Diabetes~ Eyestrain
~ Indigestion
~ Macular degeneration
~ Memory enhancement
~ Urinary tract infections
The Camu Camu berry is the planet's richest source of natural Vitamin C. Its content has been measured as 30-60 times higher than an equal amount of citrus fruit. The Camu Camu berry is legendary for its powers to strengthen the immune system and repair connective tissue.
It has documented powers as an astringent, antioxidant and emollient. Camu Camu has been shown to be highly effective against:
~ Viral infections
~ Common colds
~ Macular degeneration
~ Gum problems

Cranberries are rich in many phytonutrients and proanthocyanidins (PAC's)--found to prevent the adhesion of certain bacteria associated with urinary tract infections to the urinary tract wall.
These anti-adhesion properties are also thought to inhibit the bacteria associated with gum disease and stomach ulcers.
Historically, cranberries have been used for:
~ Anorexia
~ Antibiotic (E Coli, H Pylori)
~ Blood disorders
~ Gall bladder and liver disorders
~ Indigestion
~ Promoting regularity
~ Prostatitis
~ Protecting against prostate and urinary tract cancers
~ Reducing risk of gum disease, ulcers, heart disease
~ Supporting gum health
~ Urinary tract health
Kiwi fruit contains abundant phytonutrients plus numerous vitamins and minerals. It has gained fame as a delicious blood-thinning alternative to aspirin for protecting cardiovascular health.
Children eating Kiwi have been found to be less susceptible to respiratory-related health problems including wheezing, shortness of breath and night coughing.
Native to China, Kiwi is also commonly used for:
~ Controlling cholesterol
~ Reducing triclycerides in the blood
~ Treating and preventing Age Related Macular Degeneration
~ Binding/removing colon toxins
~ Preventing colon/prostate cancer
~ Blood sugar control
~ Protecting DNA from free radicals
~ Inhibiting skin cancer

The Lychee is native to the warmer forests of Southern China and probably Vietnam. It has been cultivated in China for well over a thousand years, and would no doubt have been a keenly sought after forest fruit in subtropical Sino-Vietnamese Asia.
At 72mg of vitamin C per 100 grams of flesh, lychees are a very good source for this essential vitamin, as well as potassium and other nutrients. Many studies have shown that consuming Lychee each day may help reduce the chances of cancer and many other diseases.
Once reserved as a food to be served only to the wealthy and to Chinese nobles, Nashi pears have been grown, cultivated, and eaten for centuries.
Little is known about their origin... it's estimated that they began appearing at least 3,000 years ago in China. Nashi pears are a great source of dietary fiber, and they're also very high in potassium and other essential minerals.
They contain nearly 10% of the USRDA for Vitamin C, and a high concentration of folates, which make up the Vitamin B complex group. These vitamins are essential for metabolic activity and red blood cell production.

Passion fruit is rich in vitamins, minerals and fiber, including: calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, sodium and sulphur and B Vitamins.
The legend of passion fruit dates back to Biblical time, and its modern day uses include promoting sleep, calming anxiety and addressing hyperactivity in children.
Rainforest natives have for generations used Passion fruit juice for:
~ Asthma, respiratory health
~ Urinary tract infections
~ Mild diuretic
~ Promoting heart health

Pears have been revered throughout time. Their cultivation has been traced back 3000 years in western Asia, and some speculate pears might have been discovered by people in the Stone Age.
They were an exotic food item in the court of Louis XIV and were called the "gift of the gods" by Homer in his epic, The Odyssey.
Pears are packed with flavor, fiber, potassium, polyphenols, Vitamin C and copper. Levulose, the sweetest of all known natural sugars is more prevalent in pears than any other fruit. They are nutrient dense, having more nutrients per calorie than calories per nutrient.
Pears have been linked to:
~ Antioxidant protection
~ Anti-inflammatory functions
~ Maintaining heart health
~ Supporting nerve transmission
~ Fighting infections
~ Aiding metabolism
~ Increasing capillary strength
~ Tissue repair
~ Healing wounds and bruises
~ Protecting cell membranes
~ Bowel regularity
~ Lowering cholesterol
~ Cleansing the colon of harmful chemicals
~ Protecting vision
~ Healthy blood sugar levels
Pomegranate juice contains more antioxidants than even red wine, green tea, blueberry juice, cranberry juice or orange juice.
It has been shown to be highly effective in clearing plaque from inner arterial walls.
Used medicinally for millennia, Pomegranate juice is now being shown by science to be useful for:
~ Preventing heart attacks, strokes
~ Preventing and treating cancer
~ Combating diabetes
~ Blood pressure disorders
~ Preventing blood clotting
~ Intestinal problems of all types
~ Eliminating parasites
~ Fighting bacterial and fungal infections
~ Cholesterol problems

Prunes are dried plums, rich in minerals and phenols, plus have an extremely high ORAC value. The drying process actually increases antioxidant powers by more than six times!
USDA researchers believe that people of all ages can prevent and treat diseases of aging by simply adding Prunes to their diets.
Prunes are especially appropriate for:
~ Boosting bone density
~ Bowel cleansing, regularity
~ Cardiovascular disease
~ Liver cleansing
~ Preventing memory loss and Alzheimer’s
~ Fighting infections
~ Diabetes
~ Diverticular disease
~ Reducing cholesterol
~ Reducing risk of estrogen-dependent cancers
The varying colors of Grapes bring a spectrum of antioxidant protective power to this versatile fruit. The components in Grape juice are reported to reduce the risk of cancer, stroke, heart disease and memory loss. Purple grapes contain Resveratrol, the potent cancer-fighting antioxidant found in red wine and other grape products and making headlines around the world.
Grape juice has also been shown to provide benefits in areas of:
~ Anti-aging
~ Anti-bacterial / viral
~ Anti-inflammatory
~ Antioxidant
~ Arterial flexibility
~ Brain, skin, eye health
~ Cardiovascular health
~ Gastric health
~ Inhibiting prostate cancer

For thousands of years in China, the Wolfberry has been known as “the herb of longevity.” It provides a powerful combination of antioxidants and polysaccharides, shown to enhance the activity of the immune system.
Among the many health conditions that history and science have found Wolfberries to help are:
~ Chronic fatigue
~ Headaches
~ High blood pressure
~ Damaged DNA
~ Arthritis
~ Cancer
~ Diabetes
~ Vision problems
~ Circulatory problems
~ Insomnia
~ Arthritis
~ Sexual dysfunction
~Skin/complexion issues
~ Dehydration*
These statements have not been evaluated by the Food & Drug Administration andare not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

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