A fruit that is rich in nutrients, the Acai Berry has become the go to fruit for those looking to protect their bodies inside and out. The fruit itself is grown in areas such as Brazil and harvested twice a year from the Acai Palm tree. Before becoming widely known, the berry was mainly eaten within the local area of which it was grown. As popularity of the fruit rises, it is now harvested for the express purpose of being shipped worldwide. The berry is touted as being one of the richest antioxidant sources of any fruit. It contains essential fatty acids, and lowers high cholesterol as well as blood pressure.