Acai has existed for thousands of years, despite only becoming available to the western world in the 1990s. It was used by Amazonian tribes to both prevent and cure a host of potential health issues. It is rich in anti-oxidants with around thirty times the count of red wine, ten times grapes, and twice as much as blueberries.

As if that weren't enough, acai also have high levels of fiber and possess 19 of the 20 amino acids. Oleic acid is also present in this superfood, which is a monounsaturated fat that lowers LDL cholesterol and raises HDL cholesterol, which improves circulation and aids in heart health.