VIDEOS
Clinical Studies on açaí berries

This video is a brief discussion by a renowned M.D. and nutrition expert of An Evidence-based Systemic Review of Açaí (Euterpe Oleracea) by the Natural Standard Research Collaboration published in the Journal of Dietary Supplements 9(2):128-147-2012. The Research study was developed in conjunction with the Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts U.S.A.; Natural Standard Research Collaboration, Somerville, Massachusetts This evidenced based review consolidates safety and efficacy data available in the scientific literature using a validated, reproducible grading rationale.  This article includes written and statistical analysis of clinical trials, plus a compilation of expert opinion, folkloric precedent, history, pharmacology, kinetics/dynamics, interactions, adverse effects, toxicology, and dosing.

Our Amazon Story part I

Our Amazon Story continues with these two videos that provide a perspective of the River People (ribeirinhos/caboclos) of the Amazon and how they live and deal with some of the extreme effects of drought and flooding along the tributaries of the Amazon River.  We had the wonderful opportunity to sponsor and assist a Hospital Ship that travels into this remote region to provide healthcare to these village residents ...

Our Amazon Story part II

World Vision Hospital Ship: Municipality of Manacapuru, State of Amazonas, Brazil