The Maqui (Aristotelia chilensis)
It is a fruit native to southern Chile that has been
used for years by the Mapuche community as a natural remedy. Does
some years it turned its gaze towards this fruit, already cataloged as a
'Super food', due to the multiple benefits it brings to health.
Its nutritional properties.
The maqui is a powerful antioxidant,
since it contains high concentrations
of polyphenols, Anthocyanins and vitamin C, what helps to prevent cancer and to
slow the premature aging of cells. It is also a great
anti-inflammatory and natural analgesic, and has thermogenic properties, is
say, increases body temperature, allowing to burn fat. Is very
recommended for diabetics, since it helps regulate the metabolism of
sugar in the blood.
For the whole year.
The maqui powders are 100%
fruit of maqui,
so they can be consumed
freely with the daily diet. With only 2 g, that is to say 1/2 cdta. of tea a day, he
manages to ingest the 50% of the recommended daily dose of antioxidants and in addition
contributes 137 g of polyphenols, those that have a high anti-inflammatory power and are
capable of absorbing the heavy metals that circulate through the body and
neutralize them. This product 100% can be mixed with the juice of
fruits of each morning, cereals, etc.
Maquiot helps keep arteries clear,
Combats free radicals that oxidize LDL cholesterol in the blood.
What happens when eating it.
Helps to prevent oxidative stress of cells caused by both
contamination, such as unhealthy diet or exposure to
UV rays, that cause premature aging of the skin.
Healt: Maquiot helps keep arteries clear,
because it fights free radicals that oxidize LDL cholesterol in the blood.
This prevents cholesterol from being deposited in the blood vessels
and form plaques that can lead to heart attacks or cardiovascular problems.
Diabetes: The diabetic population suffers from hyperglycemia, what generates more
free radicals than normal and, thus, a process of oxidative stress
higher, increasing the possibility of chronic complications associated with this
disease. Studies conducted on maqui extracts have shown that
the consumption of this fruit before meals decreases the rise of the index
The maqui is considered an ally to prevent this
disease, since it has antioxidant properties that help protect
neurons and prevent and treat neurodegenerative problems.
Add a new virtue
Studies in adipose tissue and laboratory mice have shown that the
oral intake of an extract of this fruit could prevent weight gain and
the insulin resistance experienced by some patients as an effect
secondary use of antipsychotics, like clozapine, olanzapina y
These drugs are widely used by adults who have pictures
of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, and in some cases children with pictures
of the autistic spectrum and others that show aggression and lack of control.
In some patients, the chronic use of these drugs generates
adverse effects described, whose handling is difficult since it is not possible
suspend the drugs that cause them.
These and other findings led to the proposition that the natural compounds of
maqui could be used in the formulation of an antidiabetic whose consumption
it would be safe, as it is an edible fruit.
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