Benefits of antioxidants
Acerola cherries are also known as the Barbados cherry, West Indian cherry, Semeruco, Cereza or the Cerisier. These berry fruits are small in shape and bright red in color. They contain high amounts of vitamin C of about 20 to 50 times much more than the orange fruit.
Antioxidants are substances or molecules mostly found in foods. They act as scavengers that reduce oxidative damage caused by free radicals. Free radicals are chemicals that attack the body through forms of stress, bad food, sickness, etc.
Antioxidants are molecules or substances found in our food, juice, vegetable oils, or supplements.