Jabuticaba is a 100% Brazilian fruit that comes from our Atlantic Forest. Its name comes from the Tupi.
Properties of Jabuticaba
Has large amounts of vitamin C and other vitamins such as vitamin E, folic acid, niacin, thiamine, riboflavin; minerals such as potassium, calcium, magnesium, iron, phosphorus, copper, manganese and zinc.
The properties of its shell are rich in anthocyanidin, or vitamin R said to be 50 times more potent than vitamin E and 20 times more potent than vitamin C.
Anthocyanidins are commonly found in fruits and vegetables. It has antioxidant properties and helps fight free radicals.
Anthocyanidin: As it possesses antioxidant properties and is able to reduce and combat free radicals, which are responsible for inflammation and aging of our skin.
Phosphorus, along with other minerals, can aid in the best performance of energy metabolism in our body; it also helps fight stress and increases the body's immunity.
Helps in the recovery of the elasticity and firmness of the skin being a good fighter of wrinkles.
Can help improve memory by protecting cells in the brain and highly recommended for people of advanced age
Balances the level of glucose in the blood.
Its anti-inflammatory property can help alleviate the pains of arthritis and other inflammatory diseases.
The soluble fiber, pectin has the ability to reduce the rate of absorption of food properties as they are ingested. In this way, the benefits of jabuticaba from pectin are: to the detoxification of our body, as it helps in the removal of some heavy metals and toxic substances. In this way, it improves the function of the gallbladder and decreases the risk of gallstones. Pectin also helps in fighting high cholesterol and obesity. Pectin can also assist in the healthy functioning of the digestive tract, providing more regular bowel movements and preventing against constipation and diarrhea.
The iron contained in the pulp can fight anemia.
Vitamin C is known as an ally of our body in the fight against influenza, can also help in general infections, and even assist in cases of allergy, asthma, glaucoma, varicose veins, hypertension, anemia, chronic fatigue.
Niacin, or also called vitamin B3, if not ingested in sufficient quantity, can cause indigestion, rashes on the skin and muscle weakness.
As the pulp of this fruit has high levels of minerals such as calcium, potassium and magnesium, the benefits of jabuticaba can extend to our bones and teeth, as these minerals help to strengthen them.
It can help increase the body's resistance, lower bad cholesterol and fight free radicals. It also helps strengthen blood vessels, preventing diseases related to them, such as varicose veins and strokes.