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January 2011
FEATURE STORY/// VOTE For The Next Warrior Of Change



After hashing through so many good applications that ranged from admirable ideas to projects already in motion, we settled on these top five. We’re inspired, and hope you are too.

1.Ruthi Solari’s Superfood Drive transforms food drives into providers of nutrient dense non-perishable superfoods to promote health and wellness to populations in need.

2.Emily Pilloton’s Studio H uses design and building to bring economic opportunity and creative capital to rural communities and their public school districts.

3.Joe Chisholm’s Waves of Action has created the Spread the Word campaign as a dynamic education and screening series to bring awareness and action for oceanic issues.

4.Michael Abbot’s One-Truck.org supports microlending, sanitation and orphan education projects in Port-Au-Prince, Haiti.

5.Nancy Massotto’s Holistic Moms Network generates national awareness, education and support for holistic parenting and green living through community networks.

Help choose the new Warrior of Change who will receive a $10,000 grant for positive change and VOTE for one of the five finalists!  (Voting deadline is this Friday January 21, 2010)
Q & A: ///  
 
Q and A highlights standout inquiries from customers that we receive each month.

Q:You’ve said that Sambazon Original Açaí Juice is Low Glycemic, what does that mean?

A: The glycemic index (GI) is a ranking of carbohydrate foods (on a scale from 0 to 100) based on their effect on blood glucose levels after ingestion; low-GI foods are foods with a lesser glycemic effect meaning that they don’t raise blood sugar levels as high following consumption; high-GI foods are those with a greater glycemic effect. Foods with a high GI are those whose sugar is rapidly digested and absorbed resulting in marked fluctuations in blood sugar levels. Because low-GI foods produce more gradual rises in blood sugar and insulin levels they are perceived to be healthier for routine consumption.

To read more about the Glycemic Index according to Ashley Koff RD, www.ashleykoffapproved.com, and see the sources visit the Sambazon Blog.

If you have questions or comments, please email them to Sambazon Co-Founder Ed Nichols at info@sambazon.com, and he will be in touch!








PURPLE SMILE /// Donovan

Donovan loves his açaí!

Send your favorite purple smile to: purplesmile@sambazon.com.


RETAILER UPDATE ///  
 
Big news to start off the new year! You can now find Sambazon Original Juice (32oz family size) in Costcos in the South East, Mid West and Texas! Also, Smiths in Salt Lake City has launched Sambazon’s juice line.

And now you can use our store locator to search by specific product!



PRODUCT SPECIAL /// Sambazon Freeze-Dried
Açaí Powder
 
Pure açaí freeze-dried to purple perfection. Sambazon Freeze-Dried Açaí Powder contains all the nutrient rich benefits of whole food açaí in a convenient scoop that you can add to milk, juice, smoothies, cereal, or even confections and baking. One container includes a month’s supply of açaí.

For our Zona Sul subscriber special of the month (good until February 28, 2011) - go to our shopping cart and use the coupons below when checking out to get these great discounts.

1 Jar $5 off: jan10zona1

2 Jars $10 off: jan10zona2



PRODUCT SPECIAL /// Sambazon Pure Fuzion
Smoothie Packs
 
Just because we have a great Pure Fuzion recipe to start the new year off on the right foot, we’re extending our sale on Pure Fuzion Smoothie packs for you. The perfect combination of organic amazon cherry (acerola) and organic açaí, Pure Fuzion is packed with antioxidants, heart healthy omegas and 600% RDA of Vitamin C per pack!

For our Zona Sul subscriber special of the month (good until February 28, 2011) - go to our shopping cart and use the coupons below when checking out to get these great discounts.

28 box special $10 off: dec10zona28

76 box special $20 off: dec10zona76



VIRAL CORNER ///

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RECIPES /// The Game Changer Smoothie

The Game Changer Smoothie
"I’ve always been into starting the day with a good breakfast and I used to think a smoothie made with some orange juice, a banana, maybe some frozen berries and some cheap whey protein got the job done. But then we discovered açaí in Brazil and I started learning about all these other organic superfood ingredients I could throw into my Vitamix blender - it was a complete game changer.

Here’s one of my favorites that packs some serious nutrition."
-Jeremy Black

Please send your favorite Sambazon Açaí recipe to: recipes@sambazon.com for a chance to be featured in the Zona Sul and win a free case of Açaí!

SAMBAZON/ ZONA SUL
 
Sambazon is the largest vertically integrated supplier and marketer of Açaí products, controlling every step of the manufacturing process to ensure sustainable and organic origin of the fruit as well as the highest level of quality, nutrition and taste.

Zona Sul is the area in Rio where Açaí became popular with the local surfers, jiu jitsu fighters and capoeristas in the mid to late 90's. The traditional Rio-Bowl became the ultimate way to start the day by fueling up before a workout. Word travels fast and today Açaí is becoming a dietary staple for health conscious people all over the planet. For more information, go to: www.sambazon.com
1160 Calle Cordillera, San Clemente, California 92673 phone 949.498.8618 fax 949.498.8619 www.sambazon.com

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