If a fruit could ever be referred to as a "super fruit", the Acai Berry is it. This berry is the fruit that grows on the acai palm tree, which is also cultivated for their delicious hearts of palm. The acai palm grows primarily in the rich soils of Central and South America. The fruit that it yields is a dark purple berry, similar to a grape. Recently, it has been discovered that this berry is an excellent diet supplement and when eaten regularly, can significantly improve health. The berry is rich in antioxidants, which are known to have a number of healing effects on the body. These powerful antioxidants are called flavonoids and anthocyanins.