Don't get misled by the looks of freeze-dried fruits. Though they appear to be small, studies have shown that the antioxidant phytochemicals that is present in fresh state is just the same after freeze-drying. Also the benefits of these dried fruits are assimilated easily into the blood stream. The key researcher into this project, Gary Stoner, Ph.D., Professor and Chair of Environmental Health Sciences at Ohio State University, explained how the whole freeze-dried berry is better off than the extracts because they contain vitamin C, E and folic acid. Dr. Stoner Gary also discovered that the powdered version of the berries have shown positive indications of preventing tumors of the colon. Human trials on this have begun to gauge the effects on colon and esophageal cancers. He is currently involved in the development of an aerosol spray made from berries to be tested in lung cancer studies. << Birth Rate Drop In Europe Ė Fertility Experts Warn New Guidelines Released for Patients Suffering from Heart Di... >> Recommended Reading Acai Berry - Does It Really Work? Although acai berry is a nutritious food, it is the hype that is wrongly making it a magic fruit. READ MORE Most Popular on Medindia Find a Hospital Turmeric Powder - Health Benefits, Uses & Side Effects Indian Medical Journals More News on: Acai Berry - Does It Really Work?