- January 1st, 2013
Açai fruit fed to aged rats reversed age-related cognitive and motor declines, according to a study from Tufts University. The study fed old rats diets that included two percent of one of two açai species, Euterpe oleracea, found mostly along the Amazon river near its mouth, and Euterpe precatoria, found in Bolivia.
- October 1st, 2011
The Amazon Rainforest is home to millions of beautiful and unique animals and plants. Often called “the lungs of the planet,” the Amazon Rainforest is just about as large as the continental United States.Once in a while, a "new" food is introduced to the western world that causes a bit of a stir.By Brooke Holmgren
- September 1st, 2008
It’s a jungle out there in the juice aisle. With new arrivals hailing from exotic locales like the Amazon, Fiji, and Tibet—and with names that sound more like cartoon characters than food—you can feel like you’re stepping into another world when you first venture beyond your usual glass of orange juice.
5 fruit juices that trump the old breakfast standbyBy Nora Simmons