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- n. See Barbados cherry.
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- n. A tree of the West Indies and northern South America, Malpighia glabra.
- n. The fruit of this tree, which is high in vitamin C.
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- n. tropical American shrub bearing edible acid red fruit resembling cherries
- n. acid red or yellow cherry-like fruit of a tropical American shrub very rich in vitamin C
Vitamin C: A very potent antioxidant; use a natural form such as acerola, which contains associated micronutrients.
Mr. Cowell, 51 years old, sipped on his specially formulated antiaging smoothie, which he drinks daily, made with imported lingonberry, acerola berry, chokeberry and aronia juice flown in specially from exotic locations.
Sample as many sucos fruit juices as possible; especially don't miss açai, fruta de conde, and orange juice with acerola.
Carrot Essence also contains acerola powder, a potent natural source of vitamin C made from the acerola berry.
Carrot Essence is made from fresh-squeezed organic carrot juice and whole acerola berries and contains all the nutrients, cofactors, and diverse antioxidants found naturally in these two whole foods.
- Sample as many sucos (fruit juices) as possible; especially don't miss açai, fruta de conde, and orange juice with acerola.
Innocent Superfoods blackcurrent, acerola cherries and rosehip smoothie.
This new limited edition vodka is flavored with an all-natural symphony of blueberry, acai berry, acerola, cherry, and fruity notes of pomegranate.
I taste an acerola, a bracingly tart red berry that, he says, has four thousand times more vitamin C than an orange.
The payoff can be quite lucrative: the 245 acerola seeds smuggled out of Puerto Rico in 1956 have blossomed into a major crop in Brazil.