Acai Berries, indigenous to Brazil, are one of the planet’s most remarkable and nutritious fruits. They naturally possess phytonutrients like polyphenols, including ellagic acid, rutin, anthocyanins and catechins.* These free radical quenchers help to protect tissues from oxidative stress, a key element of normal aging.* The nutrients and free radical scavengers in Acai also help support a healthy immune response and a proper defense against typical biological stress.* NOW uses only solvent-free, freeze-dried Acai Berries to better preserve the integrity of the nutrients present in fresh Acai. NOW Acai delivers the natural nutrient profile found in Genuine Whole Foods.