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Do acai berries have any side effects?

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If you have pollen allergies or are sensitive to acai or similar berries, you may want to avoid this fruit. When eaten in moderate amounts, though, acai is likely safe.

SOURCES:

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database: "ACAI Monograph."

Natural Standard: "Acai (Euterpe oleracea)."

Seeram, N. , Dec. 13, 2006. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry

Bagchi, D. 2004. Biochemistry (Moscow),

Pacheco-Palencia, L. , June 25, 2008. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on December 10, 2018

SOURCES:

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database: "ACAI Monograph."

Natural Standard: "Acai (Euterpe oleracea)."

Seeram, N. , Dec. 13, 2006. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry

Bagchi, D. 2004. Biochemistry (Moscow),

Pacheco-Palencia, L. , June 25, 2008. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on December 10, 2018

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