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Interested in the nutritional facts of miracle fruit berries, also known as Synsepalum dulcificum? Read below for nutritional facts, vitamin and amino acids information, and an explanation of its active ingredient, Miraculin.

Nutritional Facts

Per Serving (2 berries)

Calories – 1

Total fat – 0g

Sodium – 0mg

Total carbohydrates – 0g

Protein – 0g

Vitamins and Amino Acids in Miracle Fruit Berries

Miracle fruit berries are a great sources of Vitamins C, A, and E and essential amino acids, particularly leucine. Leucine is unique among amino acids because it is the only amino acid that promotes protein synthesis in muscles.

Active Ingredient in Miracle Fruit Berries

Miracle fruit berries are the only dietary source of Miraculin, a glycoprotein that causes taste modification. Miraculin binds to taste buds when miracle berries are chewed and transforms the taste of sour and acidic foods to sweet without the use of sugar or sugar substitutes. Miraculin has also been found to reduce or eliminate taste disturbances or “metal mouth” for 50% of chemotherapy patients in clinical trials. The taste altering abilities of miracle berries last for up to 90 minutes after use.

Purchasing MiraBurst Miracle Berry Tablets

To produce the highest quality berries possible, MiraBurstTM miracle fruit berries are grown in their native Ghana. The miracle fruit berries are immediately processed after they are picked by our free trade partners to preserve their power for making our miracle berry tablets. If you would like to enjoy the benefits of miracle berries, visit our Shop page now!


Resources

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25988000

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4431793/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leucine#Dietary_aspects