(antioxidant-fruits.com ) Unlike trendy acai berries, which are usually found mixed into other products or in powdered supplement form, aronia berries are available as whole fruit -- you can find them online at Amazon.com (about $10 per pound) where they cost far less per serving dried wild blueberries (about $48 per pound).
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MARCH 06, 2013 Lylah M. Alphonse, Senior Editor, Yahoo! Shine | Healthy Living Aronia berries contain a natural blend of polyphenolic antioxidants that combat cell-damaging free radicals created in our bodies by stress, environmental pollution, medical x-rays, and other aspects of daily living. Among those antioxidants are anthocyanins, which have been shown to help fight diseases caused by oxidative stress like certain types of cancer, cardiovascular disease, chronic inflammation, and liver function, according to studies published by the U.S. National Library of Medicine and elsewhere. According to the USDA, Aronia berries have twice as much antioxidant power as cranberries and four times as much as pomegranates, strawberries, goji berries, and blueberries. Read more: Yahoo News