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Gac: Fruit From Heaven
Posted by: riverhousebill ()
Date: May 19, 2017 10:30PM

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Gac: Fruit From Heaven

The Gac fruit—regarded as “Fruit from Heaven”—is grown in Northern Vietnam and turns a vibrant orange when ripe. In fact, its vibrant color indicates the presence of powerful antioxidants, particularly beta-carotene and lycopene. Lycopene is also found in other vibrant-colored fruits like tomatoes, pink grapefruit, and watermelon.

Antioxidants aid the body by protecting against attack by free radicals. Essentially, the more antioxidants you consume, the more your body can keep free radicals in check. According to research, a typical carotenoid molecule can “sustain more than 20 free radical hits before it becomes completely destroyed! In this way, carotenoids support the entire antioxidant network.”

In addition to the large concentration of powerful antioxidants in the Gac fruit, Dr. Steven Schwartz, of Ohio State University, shares an interesting tidbit that demonstrates something unique within the Gac fruit: “Many fruits and vegetables are rich in beneficial carotenoids, but most fruits and vegetables are virtually fat free, which may limit the body’s ability to absorb some of these nutrients.” Research shows, however, that there is 7-10% fat in Gac fruit, making the nutrients highly absorbable, similar to how nutrients in an avocado are more highly bioavailable because of the fat content.

One articled featured on the news several years back highlighted Gac’s beta-carotene content:

Because of its unusually high concentration of beta-carotene, Gac fruit is a valuable aid in preventing or treating vitamin A deficiency. One study of children conducted in Vietnam measured blood plasma levels of vitamin A before and after the consumption of a Gac fruit extract. The study showed that vitamin A levels increased with supplementation. In many developing countries, vitamin A deficiency is epidemic. Such deficiency can cause poor night vision, blindness, reduced ability to fight infections, higher rates of maternal mortality, poor embryonic growth, and reduced lactation. Supplementation with Gac fruit extract can alleviate chronic vitamin A deficiency, and help to reduce these health problems.

How can you ensure you get the benefits of the hard-to-find Gac fruit in your daily diet? Bowl of Heaven’s Maq 7 contains the Vietnamese superfruit and is used in almost all of our acai bowls and smoothies. Head into any one of our locations to get a bowl or a smoothie and get the benefits of Gac; or, better yet, pick up a bottle of Maq 7 so you can drink some every day.

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Re: Gac: Fruit From Heaven
Posted by: riverhousebill ()
Date: May 19, 2017 10:53PM

Another use of this fruit is the extract of its oil.
Ì seen nothing printed on this use, but it is used often
here in VietNam for skin problems with amazing results.
If you can find the miserable dollars to visit this awesome
country and ít people, Id bet you would say money well spent
My girl friend said to me she will make me younger, I had a laugh when told
but funny thing í Im greying sixty five years old eyebbrows grey, last four weeks or so they have turned at least 40 percrcent black???

Nam Mo A Di Da Phat to all

PS- VietNam A Country Not A war!!!

Edited 3 time(s). Last edit at 05/19/2017 11:05PM by riverhousebill.

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Re: Gac: Fruit From Heaven
Posted by: brome ()
Date: May 22, 2017 09:17AM

Thanks. Interesting fruit. Here's the Wikipedia entry:


By Qoheletal - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, []


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Re: Gac: Fruit From Heaven
Posted by: riverhousebill ()
Date: May 22, 2017 07:51PM

Im not 100 percent raw, Thí cooked rice dish í very good beside healthy

Glutinous rice made with extraction from ripe fruits of Momordica cochinchinensis, Vietnamese style

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Re: Gac: Fruit From Heaven
Posted by: riverhousebill ()
Date: July 17, 2017 05:10AM

There are many treatments for diabetics such as drug use, diet ... In the recent scientific report presented at the workshop "Clinical nutrition and some metabolic disorders" Professor in the Tokyo University, Japan, Professor Nguyen Van Chuyen of Japan Women's University in Tokyo, Japan, made a remarkable remark: "We have studied a new Carotenoid antioxidative called Lycopene. With the collaboration of San Eigen FFI, a leading Japanese color company, we have analyzed the fruit GAC, a fruit used to make sticky rice in Vietnam, the concentration of lycopene in the edible portion of the fruit. Gac 10 times the concentration of fruits and vegetables is considered a source rich in Lycopene y Gac fruit is considered a valuable new source of antioxidants for prevention of complications of diabetes and other chronic diseases. "

The conclusion was drawn from the study "The ability to prevent diabetic complications with antioxidants in the diet". According to the evidence in this work in the diabetes are two important reactions that occur is Glycation and Lipid Peroxidation. These two reactions are thought to cause complications in the blood vessels, skin, kidneys, retina, peripheral nerves and the lens of diabetics. Antioxidants are known to cleanse reactive oxygen species as well as the radicals formed during the process of glycation and lipid peroxidation in vitro as well as vivo ...

In Vietnam, there is a lot of scientific research proving that Gac oil is a drug, a food that has the effect of preventing and curing diseases. The initiator, making research on Gac to make the first member of the gac oil called Vinaga is Doctor Nguyen Cong Suat. This is one of the most valuable and valuable medicinal products of the world today. It is an invaluable gift of nature. It has the function of preventing vitamin deficiency, enhancing immunity, increasing the body's resistance. Oxidation, anti-aging, prevention of diseases, eliminating the harmful effects of the environment: toxic chemicals, radiation ... help the body grow healthy, especially for children and women. . Recently, Nguyen Cong Suat's VNPOFOOD Company has produced a new product called Gac Oil, which is bottled under the G8 brand name of Gac Oil to supply the market with a supplemental Gac oil added to the Gac Oil. Dishes like porridge, baby powder and cook dishes like sticky rice gac when season is not ripe ...
With new discoveries published, G?c added "name" added a new use for people with diabetes. Patients can use gac oil that has been refined into gac oil capsules such as Vinaga, which is widely available in pharmacies, which can be used regularly in the medication menu.

I have not looked into what the price range is on gac oil, I know an old Vietnamese women here in Nha Trang who makes the oil and would sell for best price if someone might be interested RHB.
Also you dont hear much on the use for skin problems, It is the best thing for all related skin disorders, truely a fruit from the heavens!

Edited 2 time(s). Last edit at 07/17/2017 05:18AM by riverhousebill.

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